ChaBaD Today in Judaism Today is Thursday, Tishrei 25, 5779 · October 4, 2018

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Today is Thursday, Tishrei 25, 5779 · October 4, 2018

Today in Jewish History

• Passing of R. Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev (1809)

Passing of the great Chassidic leader and advocate for the Jewish people, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev (1740-1810). Rabbi Levi Yitzchak was a close disciple of the second leader of the Chassidic movement, Rabbi DovBer, the Maggid of Mezritch. He is best known for his love for every Jew and his impassioned words of advocacy on their behalf before the Almighty.

Link: Kol Nidrei; more on R. Levi Yitzchak

• Passing of Chatam Sofer (1839)

Tishrei 25th is the yahrtzeit of Rabbi Moshe Sofer of Pressburg (1762-1839), known as “Chatam Sofer” after his work of Rabbinic responsa. Rabbi Moshe was an outstanding Halachic authority and community leader, and was at the forefront of the battle to preserve the integrity of traditional Judaism in the face of the various “reformist” movements of his time.

Daily Quote

And He told the moon to renew herself, as a crown of beauty to those He carries from the womb, for they are likewise to be renewed and to glorify their Creator for the name of the glory of His kingdom

— From the Kiddush Levanah prayer, the monthly “Sanctification of the Moon”

Daily Torah Study

Chumash: Bereishit, 5th Portion Genesis 4:19-4:22 with Rashi
• English / Hebrew Linear Translation
• Video Class
• Daily Wisdom (short insight)

Tehillim: Chapter 119, Verses 1-96
• Hebrew text
• English text

Tanya: Iggeret HaKodesh, beginning of Epistle 25
• English Text (Lessons in Tanya)
• Hebrew Text
• Audio Class: Listen | Download
• Video Class

Rambam:
• Sefer Hamitzvot:

• 1 Chapter A Day: Matnot Aniyim Matnot Aniyim – Chapter 8

• 3 Chapters A Day: Berachot Berachot – Chapter Ten, Berachot Berachot – Chapter Eleven, Milah Milah – Chapter One

Hayom Yom:
• English Text | Video Class

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