#9 (Gimmel Tammuz) The Sun Stands Still

Inyonei Moshiach and Geulah

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Gimmel Tammuz: The Sun Stands Still

Then and Now: Sustenance From a Higher Level

There is a principle established by the Rebbe that we can gain understanding of an event  that occurred on a given day by examining events that occurred previously on the same day.

Based on this principle, the sicha of Gimmel Tammuz 5745 delves deeply into the first noteworthy event of 3 Tammuz: the day Yehoshua bin Nun commanded the sun to stand still.  By examining that miracle, the Rebbe brings us to a deeper understanding of the miraculous release of the Previous Rebbe from prison on the same day in 5627 (1927).

Gimmel Tammuz—as we know it today—compels a chosid to contemplate the nature of his hiskashrus to the Rebbe, how he  continues to maintain a strong connection even when the external aspect is not revealed.

Being…

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Pearls of Rashi – Parshas Korach

The Rebbe Teaches Rashi

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This week’s Torah portion, Korach, tells of a rebellion against Moshe, and his brother Aharon.  Korach was the one who instigated this terrible rebellion. Surprisingly, he managed to recruit two hundred and fifty leaders of the nation to his side! Rashi tells us that Moshe Rabbeinu told Korach[1] “We have only one G-d, one ark, one Torah, one altar, and one Kohen Gadol. However, you two hundred and fifty men are all seeking the position of High Priest! I too would like that!” From Rashi’s words it seems that Moshe was agreeing with them; he was including himself with them. He allowed for the possibility of multiple High Priests. Even if he was just making a point verbally, how could he say such a thing?

We can understand this by explaining the answer to a different question. Hashem had promised Moshe…

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Roy Green: Trudeau must act more than ‘disappointed’ over China’s charges against Two Michaels

Roy Green is shocked that the most forceful message Justin Trudeau had about the Two Michaels case on Friday was that he was ‘disappointed.’ Continue reading →

Roy Green: Trudeau must act more than ‘disappointed’ over China’s charges against Two Michaels

Virtual Event Recap: The May 2020 NIH BRAIN Initiative Multi-Council Working Group and BRAIN Initiative® Investigators Meetings

BRAIN Update

Recently, the NIH BRAIN Initiative Multi-Council Working Group met to discuss future funding opportunities and the sixth annual BRAIN Initiative® Investigators meeting convened BRAIN-funded researchers, stakeholders, and the public to share and discuss the latest discoveries.

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