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Letter from the Rebbe regarding Minhogim for 10 Shevat

By the Grace of G-d
Rosh Chodesh Shevat, 5711[1951]
Brooklyn, NY To Anash, to the students of Tomchei Temimim, and to those who have a bond or a relationship with my revered fat Continue Reading
Photo Menachem Kozlovsky


SNS ED. Longtime readers of have surely read this story before, however, for the benefit of all our new readers and those who perhaps missed it we bring it to you again Continue Reading
By Yosef Yitzchok Hodakov

A Simchas Torah Memory (And Its Lesson)

The good rabbi made it sound so simple.
We’d been sitting in the Sukkah and Farbrenging. There’s something special about Sukkos Farbrengens.
The guest rabbi explained how Su Continue Reading
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Happy Birthday Tzvi, Zushie & Avrohom Noson would like to take this opportunity to wish 3 very special individuals and very dear friends of our CEO, a very Happy Birthday*, a Shnas Hatzlocha Bakol Mikol Kol, Parn Continue Reading

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Reb Yoel reviewing the Sicha of the Rebbe about Rabbi JJ Hecht

Reb Yoel Kahan reviewing the Sicha of the Rebbe about Rabbi JJ Hecht at the Shloshim 14 Elul 5750. Continue Reading


Originally posted 15 Av 5775 

In connection with the Yahrtzeit of the legendary Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda (JJ) Hecht OBM and with special thanks to JEM/The Living Archive, we are pleas Continue Reading

Five Star General, A poem dedicated in memory of Rabbi JJ Hecht OBM

Of Rabbi J.J. Hecht
Memories abound,
His fiery presence in so much is found. He blazed a trail with seichel and bren
Vivifying the Rebbe's words
"Tut altz vus ihr kehn". Presidin Continue Reading
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Happy Birthday Y.Y. Hodakov!

SNS & would like to wish a very Happy 52nd Birthday - on 7 Shevat - to HaRav HaChossid, HaTomim, HaShliach, Beloved Melamed Par Excellence for decades, Chaver Tov t Continue Reading

Boruch Dayan Haemes - Rabbi Shimon Raichik OBM

Harav Shimon Raichik, rov of the Lubavitcher community in Los Angeles, and a talmid chochom who was renowned for personifying a ‘chassidishe rov‘, passed away on Wednesd Continue Reading


CROWN HEIGHTS ( Rosh Hashana 5782 around Crown Heights saw thousands of guests from around the world along with the locals helping fill the dozens of Shuls to their Continue Reading
By Rabbi Shimon Raichik

Learning and Living Chassidus Is the Bridge that Unites Every aspect of Our Lives

  This Shabbos is Shabbos Nachamu and the 15th of Av- Tu b’Av. Among the reasons that make Tu b’Av one of the greatest Yomim Tovim is that we celebrate and “the daughters Continue Reading
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A glimpse into the life of Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda (JJ) Hecht OBM on his 31st Yahrtzeit

Shabbos the 15th of Menachem Av 5781 is the 31st Yahrtzeit of  Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda (JJ) Hecht OBM. If you have memories, stories or pictures of Rabbi Hecht please e-mail us @ Continue Reading
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SHMAIS.COM: The Rebbe's response to Rabbi JJ Hecht's "I'm a good boy"

In honor of the 31st Yartzeit of Rabbi Yaakov Yehuda Hecht Z"L we present the following, which is from an upcoming book of Rabbi Hecht's correspondence. Special thanks to Shimon S Continue Reading