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Why the Round Menorah?

In 1982 the Rebbe stated that the round Menorah is NOT the real shape of the original Menorah * Furthermore, round branched Menorahs represent the dominance of Golus over Jews * So why the round Menorah?

ZAKA Rescues 8 Trapped Students
More photos from the dramatic rescue of 8 students, pulled injured but alive Saturday from the collapsed university building in Port-au-Prince by a delegation of rescue and recovery experts from the UN-recognized, Israel-based ZAKA humanitarian volunteer organization, working together with a team from the Mexican military  Photos
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Mikvah to be Built in Kostroma
The Jewish community of Kostroma is preparing to build a mikvah. There is an interesting story behind this new mikvah project: During some minor reconstruction work in the Kostrama synagogue, Chief Rabbi, and Chabad Shliach to Kostroma Nison Ruppo found a deep hole in the synagogues kitchen. After examining the pit, which had been filled in with concrete and covered over, it became apparent that the hole had served as the mikvah for the Kostoma community in the years predating the October Revolution.
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Yud Shvat Pamphlet
The preparations for Yud Shvat, which will mark 60 years of the Nesiyus of the Rebbe Melech Hamoshiach continue to intensify worldwide. The Shlichus Network has published a beautiful pamphlet, which boasts explanatory material and a short history of the leadership of the Rebbe MH"M. The pamphlet concludes with a form for the reader to fill out including a Hachlota Tova to hasten the Geulah. To order email: ShlichusNetwork@gmail.com  
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Chof Daled Teves Event Video
In a beautiful event held on the Yartzeit of the Alter Rebbe. Thousands of 'Bnei Yeshiva' from all backgrounds and representing a slew of Yeshivos were tested on hundreds of chapters of the Alter Rebbe's Shulchan Aruch, and Mishnah Brurah at the Gutnick Hall in Jerusalem. The event was also a grand Seudah for the Alter Rebbe's Yartzeit. In attendance were many Admorim, prominent Roshei Yeshiva and Rabbonim.
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'Jewish mission' underway in Haiti
Representatives of the Chabad and of ZAKA, spent Shabbos in Haiti to help survivors and Jews in the disaster zone. ZAKA delegation head: You have to understand that the situation is true madness, and the more time passes, there are more and more bodies, in numbers that cannot be grasped. It is beyond comprehension. It was a Shabbat from hell for the ZAKA International Rescue Unit delegation in Haiti  Full Story
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Deadline for Niggun Submission: Wednesday
In honor of Yud Shvat, which this year will mark 60 years of the Nesius of the Rebbe Melech Hamoshiach Shlita, a special Vaad is being formed to choose a Niggun which will embody the spirit of this momentous milestone. The Vaad will be comprised of Ballei Tefilah, and experienced Ballei Menagnim, several of them individuals who partake in the Vaad which chooses the Niggun for Yud Aleph Nisan.
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Thousands Attend Emergency Kinus
In light of the recent tragic automobile accident which claimed the lives of Mrs. Leah Azulai A"H and Avraham Dovid Liberov A"H, the Igud Avreichim organization of Crown Heights organized an emergency gathering. The Kinus was held on the last day of the Shiva, Thursday night in 770. The event included Torah, Tefillah and Tzedaka, to pray for and end to the Galus and to bring the ultimate redemption.
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Hardware Express! True Value!
Hardware Express! True Value! 829 East New York Ave, between Troy & Schenectady Aves, in Crown Heights. Phone (718) 778 2700 www.chhardwarestore.com Your Local one stop Paint & Hardware center! Key Center to copy all your keys!
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Tragedy in our Midst
Last night there was an event in 770 which brought together many of Anash for Torah Tefila and Tzedaka. Yagdil Torah has arranged for a major lecture by several speakers which will specialize on how to deal with the many aspects of tragedy. Tragedies in our Midst, The Yiddishe Response. How the individual and community are meant to respond in the face of tragedy  Full Details
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ZAKA Unit Arrives in Haiti
The Israel-based ZAKA International Rescue Unit delegation, who were in Mexico assisting in the recovery efforts following the helicopter crash on Sunday, flew to the Haiti earthquake disaster area in a Mexican air force Hercules together with the Mexican official aid delegation.
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Lubavitcher chossid killed in crash
This evening a terrible car accident occurred at the Yagur junction in the north of Eretz Yisroel: A car hit a 70-year-old pedestrian. Hatzalah rescue volunteers arrived on the scene and tried to treat the victim, but they were forced to pronounce death. The deceased man's name is Rabbi Shlomo Tzorf, a"h, a Lubavitcher chossid who lives in Ramat Yishai in North Emek Yizrael.
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Weekly Sicha Translation Parshas Va'eira
Yeshiva Ohr Tmimim presents the weekly translation of the Rebbe's Sichos in English. The Sichos are all selections which have not previously been translated in a word-for-word format. The Sichos are made available via Chabad.info on a weekly basis.

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Shliach trains for marathon Video
Rabbi Harlig training for the marathon
Rabbi Yossi Harlig, Chabad of Kendall/Pinecrest, in an effort to cause his congregation to come out of their comfort zone, and start finding time for Yiddishkeit in their lives, is inspiring them by running a marathon.
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Torah Online Parshas Va'eira
Rabbi Bolton
This week we read about the first seven of the ten plagues that decimated Egypt and brought about the Exodus and birth of the Jewish nation. But at first glance it is totally not understood why there had to be so many plagues. Why couldn't G-d just make one nasty plague; for instance smite the Egyptians with depression and the Jews could leave quietly? Even more we see that the plagues didn't work! After they were over the Egyptians pursued the Jews to the 'Red' Sea and the Jews worshiped the Golden Calf!
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Shloshim gathering to be held in Bais Rivkah
Tonight, Thursday, there will be a gathering for women to mark the Shloshim of Chaya Mushka Itkin, OBM. The gathering will be held at Bais Rivkah on Lefferts Ave. (Corner Brooklyn), and will start at 8:30. There will be a special presentation honoring Chaya Mushka's life as well as an address by Rabbi Yossi Jacobson. As a reminder there is a separate kinus for men, at 8:30 tonight in 770, which is also connected with Chaya Mushka Itkin.
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Bar Mitzvah Boys Head Home
The last of the Aleph Institute's Bar Mitzvah children flew back home on Monday, thus concluding the fantastic experience that they were treated to by Aleph's staff headed by Rabbi Levi Kanelsky and Rabbi Yossi Ives. The children left Eretz Yisroel with joy, bubbling with wonderful experience that they will share with their families, and that will escort them throughout their lives  Full Story
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Mazal Tov! Baby Boy
Mazel Tov to Dovid & Chana Junik - Crown Heights - on the birth of a son.

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Baruch Dayan Ha'emes
Rebbetzin Tzvia Liba (Sylvia) Carlebach, matriarch of a large Lubavitch family on Shlichus who spearheaded Jewish life in the Laurentian Mountains, passed away Tuesday, 26 Teves 5770. She was 86. She is survived by Raizel Schmukler - Los Angeles, CA; Kuchi Kahn - London, UK; Rabbi Alex Carlebach - Johannesburg, South Africa; Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Carlebach - New Brunswick and central New Jersey; Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach - Crown Heights; and Rabbi Emanuel Carlebach - Ste. Agathe, Canada.

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Over 47 New Shluchim!
This year, 47 new shluchim joined the ranks of the Rebbes army in Israel. Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Ahronov, director of the Chabad Youth Organization, announced this statistic at this years conference of Israeli shluchim. The situation today is that, baruch Hashem, Israel is completely covered with shluchim, he reported.
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Zaka Volunteers Leave for Haiti
Foreign Ministry officials report that missing Israeli Bridget Pierre Amashi and her son David were located, bringing the number of Israelis still listed as missing in the Haiti earthquake to 6. Rescue and relief teams have left Israel, including officials from the Foreign Ministry, IDF search & rescue, IDF medical personnel, MDA, Hatzolah Yosh and other agencies. Meanwhile, a four man ZAKA International Rescue Unit delegation left Mexico City this morning on a flight for Haiti Full Story
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Weekly Gallery Parshas Va'era
Chabad.info is honored to present you with the weekly photo gallery of Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters - 770 Beis Moshiach. Enjoy!

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Mazal Tov! New Engagement
Mazal Tov to Yitzchok Ezagui (palm Beach fl.) and Chyena Carlebach (St. Agathe) upon their engagement!

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Colts Neck Hosts First Ever Winter Camp
The Chabad House of Holmdel has successfully concluded its first-ever Winter Camp for Teens program. The teen boys enjoyed  a full week of programs and activities that featured trips to New York City, skiing in the Catskill Mountains and a wide array of hands-on educational programs. The teenagers experienced daily activities including Ice Skating, Skiing and a most exciting tour of Crown Heights, New York  Full Story
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Consensus: Publicize Moshiach
The concluding session of the Kinus for Chabad House directors in Eretz Yisroel dealt with the topic: "Preparing one's self and one's surroundings to greet Moshiach." The forum was held on the third day of the Kinus, and the main speakers were Rabbi Schneur Chaviv from Yerushalyim, Rabbi Nachum Goldshmidt from Netanyah, and rabbi Motti Garelick from Petach Tikvah View Photos  
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"Big Brother" Learning Program
Once a week for after seder, the seventh and eighth graders of the Klurman Mesivta High School, run by Rabbi Yosef Zavdi, get a chance to learn with a "big brother," a bochur learning in the Yeshiva Gedolah. After an hour of learning sichos and maamarim, everyone is treated to pizza and fries. The program, which kicked off a few weeks ago, has been a major success. Some parents have even told the principal that their son looks forward the whole week for this special hour of learning. Thanks to Eli Zavdi and the Mesivta Shluchim for organizing this wonderful program.

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Mazal Tov! New Engagement
Mazal Tov to Levi Blecher (Melbourne, Australia) and Dena Branover (Crown Heights) on their engagement!

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Mazal Tov! New Engagement
Mazal Tov to Dov Levertov (Phoenix, AZ) and Mussie Lerman (Crown Heights) on their engagement!

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Mazal Tov! Baby Boy
Mazal Tov to Yakov & Rochel Leah (nee Tenenbaum) Banon, Crown Heights, on the birth of their son!

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Urgent Kinus
In light of the recent tragic accident, Igud Avreichim is organizing an urgent Kinus for all Anash and Shluchim, at the end of Shiva, this Thursday night, for one hour, from 8:30 - 9:30 in 770. Lets come together for one hour of Torah, Tefila and Tzedaka which will certainly brake this terrible golus and bring the final Geulah immediately!

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Leadership Training Institute
The Crown Heights Community Mediation Center is planning a Leadership Training Institute. Attendees will learn networking, fund-raising, community organizing, event planning, working with the media and coalition building. Meetings are held twice a month from 4-7 p.m. at the Crown Heights Mediation Center. The programs begins January 28 and the deadline to apply is January 20. For more information:

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Mazel Tov to Mendel & Devorah Leah (nee Weingarten) Stein Southfield, MI, on the birth of their firstborn daughter!

Mazal Tov to Yossi & Rivka (nee Levin) Roth, Los Angeles, CA, on the birth of a Baby boy!    (1 wishes)

Mazal Tov to Shmuly Shneur, Montreal, Canada to Leba Chanowitz, Monticello, NY on their engagement!

Mazal Tov to Brendan Rothschild (Melbourne, Australia) and Freda Werdiger (Melbourne, Australia) on their engagement!

Mazel Tov to Shui & Mimi Lewis, Crown Heights, on the birth of a daughter!

Mazel Tov to Zvi & Chaya'le Hershcovich, Montreal, Canada, on the birth of a daughter!

Mazel Tov to Michoel & Sheina Rosenthal, Marseille, France, on the birth of their firstborn daughter!   (1 wishes)

Mazel Tov to Ari & Yehudis Cattan, Boca Raton, FL, on the birth of a son!

Mazal Tov to Ariel Mangami (Rechovot, Israel) and Shternie Cohen (Monsey, NY) on their engagement!

Mazal Tov to Ariel and Ilana Steinherz, Crown Heights, on the birth of a baby girl!

Mazel Tov to Meyer Simcha & Chani Abramowitz, New Haven, CT, on the birth of a son!

Mazel Tov to Moshe & Nechama Dina Leeds, Gilbert AZ, on the birth of a son!

Mazal Tov to Itzik and Chanie (Avtzon) Wolf from CH, on the birth of their firstborn baby boy!

Mazal Tov to Rafi Mogilevsky, Toronto, Cananda to Yonit Raphaely, South Africa!   (1 wishes)

Mazal Tov to Shimon and Sara (nee Nelson) Shain, S. Diego, CA, on the birth of a baby boy!

Mazel Tov to Yossi & Rivkie Horowitz, Crown Heights, on the birth of a son

Mazel Tov to Benny & Taphara Goldstock, Crown Heights, on the birth of a son!

Mazal Tov to Avremi Orimland, Tzfas, Israel and Rochie Chayo, Crown Heights upon their engagement!