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By Rabbi Shimon Raichik

Everyone can be like Choni HaMagel

This year Shabbos falls on the 20th of Adar. Megillas Ta’anis (and Ta’anis 19a) states: “On the twentieth [of Adar], the people fasted for rain ... When they saw that Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik

A healthy family is a family that is involved...

This week is parshas Terumah. In the first three pasukim the word teruma is mentioned three times. Rashi explains that these three times refer to three different donations tha Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik - Photo: Benams Photo

Everything we do, however small, Changes the World Forever

This week is parshas Mishpatim, Shabbos Mevarchim Chodesh Adar and Shabbos Shekalim. With so much going on some feel challenged to keep up. Having learned the parshas of Yis Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik

Through our Connection we will find a Way; through Indifference we will find an Excuse

In this week’s parsha we find that Yisro left his home in Midyan and traveled through the desert to meet with Moshe Rabbenu. Rashi explains what inspired this long and ardu Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik

We Transform the World into Hashem’s Home when we are Together as One

This last Monday was Yud Shevat, the hilula of the Previous Rebbe and the day the Rebbe formally accepted the leadership, the Nesius of Chabad-Lubavitch. The Maamar for Yud Continue Reading
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Opposition is part of fulfilling our purpose in Creation

The Baal Shem Tov teaches that everything we see and hear imparts a lesson in the service of Hashem. As we see the beginnings of a new American administration we learn lesso Continue Reading
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Our Strength comes from our Home

As a continuation from last week’s article about Hei Teves, we will continue with the main focus of the day: Yaakov lo meis Yaakov did not pass away. The Gemara in Taanis Continue Reading

NEW ENGAGEMENT

Sholom Dalfin (Crown Heights) to Chaya Levine (Los Angeles, CA) ~~~PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP FOR YOUR SIMCHA - Tammy Holzman: 718-756-8684. Continue Reading

NEW ENGAGEMENT

Sendy Labkowsky (Los Angeles, CA) to Mali New (Crown Heights)
~~~PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP FOR YOUR SIMCHA - Tammy Holzman: 718-756-8684.   Continue Reading

NEW ENGAGEMENT

Zvi Isakovitch (Israel) to Chava (bas R' YY) Mishulovin (Los Angeles, CA) ~~~PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP FOR YOUR SIMCHA - Tammy Holzman: 718-756-8684. Continue Reading

MAZEL TOV HOCHS

SNS & SHMAIS.com would like to wish a hearty Mazel Tov to Dovid & Shaina Hoch - Los Angeles, CA - on the birth of a son. May the newborn be a source of Nachas to his pare Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik

Rabbi M. Shmuel Dovid HaLevi Raichik OBM - Lessons from the life of a true Chosid

My father’s Yahrtzeit is on the eighth of Shvat. The eighth of Shevat is the anniversary of the day that ended the era of the Zekainim in the times of Yehoshuah. The Zekain Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik - Photo: Benams Photo

The time has arrived to break the Status Quo!

The world witnessed the inauguration of a new President of the United States this Erev Shabbos. The degree of polarization during this election cycle has been unusual, unlike a Continue Reading

NEW ENGAGEMENT

Zalmy Shemtov (Los Angeles, CA) to Hadassah Silberstein (Ithaca, NY) ~~~PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP FOR YOUR SIMCHA - Tammy Holzman: 718-756-8684.   Continue Reading
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