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Rabbi Shmuli & Rivkie Pink moved to Leicester in 2001. Together with their 10 children, they are proving themselves a formidable team, bringing a vibrancy to the Leicester Hebrew Congregation, with their endless energy and joy.
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Learning & Inspiration
  • Focus on the IndividualIn 1927, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, was arrested for his... Read More
  • Chukat-Balak Parshah QuizTake this quiz to see how well you know the parshah of Chukat-Balak. Read More
  • The Crouching LionThe details differ but the basic story is the same. Read More
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  • Who Was Elisheva?Elisheba appears just once in the Torah. To learn more, we dig deep into rabbinic and kabbalistic... Read More
Weekly Magazine
Contrary to popular misconception, the rabbis were not afraid that a piece of chicken has the same appearance as a piece of meat
Elisheba appears just once in the Torah. To learn more, we dig deep into rabbinic and kabbalistic texts…
If striking the rock was so awful, why was it okay so many years earlier? Why didn't Moses follow G-d's simple instructions? Why did this seemingly minor offense have such severe consequences?
The details differ (a tiger raised in a Brooklyn apartment, a circus lion losing it in the ring) but the basic story is the same: a large cat "suddenly" sheds its domesticated persona and... well, you don't want to be in its way when that happens
Take this quiz to see how well you know the parshah of Chukat-Balak.
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Daily Thought
Look deeply and you will see that the Torah does not know of man and woman as separate beings. Each act is performed once through a single body—a body that in our world may appear as two, but which the Torah sees as one. On the contrary, for both to be assigned the same mitzvah would be redundant, for why should one half of the body do that which the other has already accomplished? Just as a man fulfills the mitzvah to be fruitful and multiply through the agency of his female counterpart, so does a woman wrap tefillin or wear tzitzit on the body of her male counterpart. For just as man and woman were first created as a single form...
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