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Helmsley Building Lessons

“Everything a Jew experiences can and should be a lesson!” – The Baal Shem Tov

Since our Summer 2019 Midtown Manhattan Reunion was hosted at 5WPR in this very notable Manhattan address at 230 Park Avenue, thought it would be … Read the rest

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A Tale of Two Moon-Landing Headlines

On July 20th, 1969, after flying a crew 200,000+ miles away from earth, as the whole world held its breath, the United States landed a man on the moon, fulfilling JFK’s famous proclamation and NASA’s tireless scientific development. “One small … Read the rest

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Be an Influencer!

Nowadays on Social-Media its a big deal to be an influencer… 

The Rebbe encouraged it! 

In many talks, whether at a farbrengen, or talks for women, at a gathering for High School graduates or camp children, no matter the age, … Read the rest

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Mrs. Garelick’s “770” Painting

At the 2019 Chabad on Campus Kinus conference, Raizy especially enjoyed the warmth, wit, wisdom and humor of Mrs. Bassie Garelick. She’s one of the earliest Shluchot of the Rebbe, an American-born girl who has spent the past 60 or … Read the rest

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Rebbe: Gimmel Tammuz 25 Years 5779 / 2019

Every year around the Rebbe’s Yartzeit (anniversary of his 1994 passing) on Gimmel (3rd of) Tammuz, we like to share a spectrum of memories, insights, teachings and impressions of the Rebbe. This year, for the 25th yarzteit, there have been Read the rest

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Ice Cream Cones as a Visual of the Chain of Spiritual Worlds

Another tweet-storm that developed an interesting visual parable for (aspects of) an abstract lofty Chassidic concepts. Here’s the thread (or the scoop!): 

This #Shavuot I realized how (certain aspects of) the Kabbalistic sequence of spiritual worlds can be visualized in … Read the rest

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A Shavuot Thread: G-d as a Teacher

This is a thread/series of tweets in honor of Shavuot, learning education lessons from the Mount Sinai experience, seeing G-d as a teacher: 

In honor of #Shavuot going to try to bring back an old hashtag (back in ’14?) #GDasTeacher … Read the rest

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#RabbiShimonBarYochai #Rashbi a #LagBaOmer Tweet Collection

As we did with Rabbi Akiva, here’s a tweet storm we did for Lag BaOmer 2019 all about the life and teachings of the great Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. These all began as tweets that we gathered here as Read the rest

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… and UAlbany’s Graduation just before Lag B’Omer

In addition to UAlbany’s 2019 Commencement falling on the minor biblical holiday of Pesach Sheini (see this post for 3 messages learned from that) it also falls a few days before another minor Jewish holiday called Lag B’Omer or Lag … Read the rest

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UAlbany Graduation on Second Passover 2019

It so happens that UAlbany’s 2019 main commencement graduation falls on the minor (but biblical) Jewish holiday called Pesach-Sheini, or the Second Passover. This has to be a pretty rare occurrence, considering how late the regular Passover fell this year, … Read the rest

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