Although I grew up in a religious family in Jerusalem, I did not have any real connection to Chabad until my sister married a Lubavitcher. This led me, in 1974, to the Chabad yeshivah in Kfar Chabad and eighteen months later to meeting the Rebbe in Brooklyn, New York. When that happened, I felt I had discovered … Continue reading Separation Anxiety
Earlier today, on Shabbos Rosh Chodesh Adar, 5781, Rabbi Gershon Mendel Garelik, the Rebbe's Shliach to Italy, passed away.
These tactics worked. Suddenly, while I was out of the room, one of the Soviet scientists scribbled in my notebook, “I am a Jew” in small Hebrew letters. We connected, and later I managed to get him out of the Soviet Union. Read More
In honor of 22 Shevat, there is a massive clearance sale on the DVDs at only $5 a DVD.The sale is only while supplies last, so act fast - JEM is not making any more DVDs.
Four thousand Jews, from over 100 Chabad House communities, experienced learning directly from the Rebbe in connection with Yud Shevat, thanks to Precious Souls, JEM’s newly launched program offering tools for Shluchim to share the Rebbe with their communities.
I vividly recall walking into the Rebbe’s office and putting on his desk the letter of requests that I had prepared in advance. Then I stood and waited nervously. The Rebbe seemed to read the letter intensely and then looked up at me and, in that instant, my nervousness disappeared. I instantly felt so calm and “at home” that I could direct my full attention to what the Rebbe was saying.
In the latest Connection Point initiative, schools, seminaries, and Anash worldwide watched the Rebbe’s mission statement to our generation, hearing it directly from the Rebbe.
Jews of all ages are taking part in the Let’s Start From Alef initiative: listening to the mission statement of our generation - directly from the Rebbe at the first Farbrengen 70 years ago. The program is free of charge.
In the summer of 1980, an enterprising young Chassid had a novel idea: What if he could find a way to broadcast the Rebbe’s Farbrengens on live television?
Precious Souls explores the Rebbe’s exemplary outlook on Ahavas Yisroel toward each and every Jew, presenting the beautiful message with which he trained our generation to see the intrinsic good and inherent potential inside each one of us. The program features thirty minutes of film - including sichos, stories, and niggunim, along with thirty minutes of talking and discussion points.