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Divine Wisdom vs Worldly Wisdom

Divine Wisdom vs Worldly Wisdom

As we near the close of autumn in 2023, it’s troubling to observe that academics and students from America and Europe have been downplaying, justifying, and even lauding a brutal mass killing of Jews by a terrorist faction that endorses an anti-Jewish genocide plan. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce asked a simple question to the presidents of three of America’s premier universities: “Does advocating for the genocide of Jews infringe upon your institution’s code of conduct related…

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Chanukah: Always Adding Light

Chanukah: Always Adding Light

Chanukah symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness. The act of lighting candles holds a special significance, as the immediate visibility of the light contrasts with the spiritual illumination of other mitzvahs from the Torah, which remains unseen to the physical eye. However, the mitzvahs associated with lighting lamps, such as the Chanukah menorah, bring a palpable light into the home. The Chanukah menorah is placed at the home’s entrance, outside, where its light is immediately noticeable to passersby, illuminating…

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Mikveh project

Mikveh project

Exactly twenty-four years ago, we came to Japan, to establish the first Chabad House. Today, we finished building the steps of the Mikveh- Onsen.Thank you Hashem for all your kindness, we are grateful for all the special people who are a huge part of what we do. Thank you dear Rebbe MhM for all the constant brachot.

Vayeshev: Everything Is for Good

Vayeshev: Everything Is for Good

In our Torah portion, Vayeshev, we can see how divine Providence plays a key role in our lives and the course of the world. Before Joseph reached his brothers, they conspired against him and planned to kill him (Genesis 37:18). Although their intentions were not expected, the brothers’ actions ultimately led to Joseph’s ascent to power and the survival of Jacob’s entire family. Joseph’s journey to be king over Egypt serves as a vivid illustration that, whether we perceive it…

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Vayeitzei: Revealing The Divine Truth

Vayeitzei: Revealing The Divine Truth

The seventh Torah portion of the Book of Genesis begins with the third patriarch, Jacob. He leaves Canaan to find a wife in Aram. He marries there and fathers a large family. After 20 years, he secretly flees Aram, aiming for the land of Israel, fearful that his father-in-law, Laban, will try to prevent him from leaving. But after Laban tries many tricks to fight him, they make peace, and Jacob, full of gratitude, arrives in the Holy Land. G‑d…

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