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A Story of the Rebbe for 3rd of Tammuz

In honor of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s 20th yahrtzeit (anniversary of his passing) on the 3rd of Tammuz 5774 (July 1, 20’14), we share the following story that was posted by Rabbi Tuvia Bolton.
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The Life and Times of Abraham

          Young Abraham contemplates smashing his father’s idols. By Rabbi Moshe Weiner, excerpted from The Divine Code [Looking back in Abraham’s […]
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Stories of the Rebbe for 3rd of Tammuz

In honor of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s 19th yahrtzeit (anniversary of his passing) on the 3rd of Tammuz 5773 (June 11, 20’13), we share the following […]
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The Baal Shem Tov and Teaching the Noahide Laws

“It’s Time to Put the Angel Michael to the Side” The following story of the Baal Shem Tov is quoted from the book “The Light […]
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Rashi

“The power of His works He has declared to His people in giving them the heritage of the nations.” (Psalms 111:6) For if the nations of the world should say to Israel: “You are robbers, because you seized by force the lands of the seven nations [of Canaan], they [Israel] could say to them, “The entire world belongs to the Holy One, Blessed by He; He created it and gave it to whomever it was right in His eyes. Of His own will He gave it to them, and of His own will He took it from them and gave it to us.”
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Maimonides (“Rambam”)

“Rambam” – Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (Rabbi Moses Maimonides) 4895 – 4965 (C.E. 1135 – 1204) Rambam and his prominent Rabbinical family were forced to […]
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Rabbi Yitzchak (Isaac) Luria

Rabbi Yitzchak (Isaac) Luria – The holy “Ari Zal” The most famed kabbalist, and a great authority on Torah Law 1534 to 1572 C.E This […]
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The Baal Shem Tov

18 Elul (Sep. 13, ’14) is the birthday of Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chassidic Movement (1698 C.E. – 1760 C.E.) The […]
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Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi

Few luminaries in Jewish history, particularly in modern times, have made as lasting and profound a contribution to our spiritual heritage as Rabbi Shneur Zalman. His works embrace the entire spectrum of Jewish thought—mysticism, philosophy, psychology, ethics, and law—and represent an expression of unparalleled creative genius.
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The Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem M. Schneerson

The Rebbe (1902 – 1994, birthday 22 Mar. ’13/ 11 Nissan), of righteous memory, 7th leader in the Chabad-Lubavitch dynasty, is considered to have been the most phenomenal Jewish personality of modern times. To hundreds of thousands of followers and millions of sympathizers and admirers around the world, he was — and still is, despite his passing — “the Rebbe”.
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