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Recent Features
The Six-Day War and Tefillin
A short documentary (May 28, 1967)
Faith is Contagious
Mr. David Chase shares how one little request from the Rebbe changed his entire life — and the lives of others.
The True Meaning of Teshuva
Our Sages extol the virtue of “Teshuva and good deeds.” But why do they praise the path of repentance before the path of purity? Shouldn’t repentance for misdeeds be enumerated after we speak of...
Faithful and Fortified
The inside story of the Rebbe’s involvement in Israel’s security, as told by its leaders.
Lag B’Omer Parade (1987)
Timeless Moment
Day or Rabbi Shimon
Eye to Eye
Lag B’omer Mint
My Encounter
When a person is uprooted from his habitual environment... there come to light certain traits of his inner character as they are in their purity, undistorted by the expectations of society. Often, these traits reveal the hidden good in this person, of which perhaps even he himself had been unaware, because they were hidden under the layers of “manners” and social conventions. Fortunate is the person who does not allow these traits to disappear when he subsequently settles down and finds tranquility.
— From a 1944 letter by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, recalling his days as a refugee in Vichy France
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