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From the COLlive inbox: "Don't allow any misspoken words or assumptions to get in the way of this tremendous Achdus." Full Story

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Very well written , let’s unite forever

Too true!
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Too true!

Well said! There are always the forces of evil (dressed in pious garb or not) trying to destroy the immense positivity! You are so right, we must not let it destroy the achdus, whether intentional and with good motive or unintentional. No one can argue that unity is indeed a good thing

So true! !!
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So true! !!

I HONESTLY BELIEVE THAT THIS AMAZING ACHDUS AND COMING TOGETHER OF ALL FACTIONS OF KLAL YISROEL IS DUE TO THE TYPE OF PERSON SM RUBASHKIN IS. HE HAS SucH AN OPEN MINDED VIEW TO ALL KINDS OF YIDDEN. NOT EVERY LUBAVITCHER WOULD BE VISITED BY A ROSH YESHIVA FROM LAKEWOOD, REBBES FROM WILLIAMSBURG AND HAVE A CHAVRUSA WITH THE EDITOR OF YATED! ! HE HAD TREMENDOUS RESPECT FOR ALL KINDS OF YIDDEN AND LEARNT MUCH TORAH FROM THEM! His appeal is universal because he was so accepting of everyone to! He is a wonderful ambassador for lubavitch we need more… Read more »

Well said
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Well said

Well said, let’s keep up the achdus!!!

Perfectly crafted article!
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Perfectly crafted article!

What a perfect metaphor! Yasher Koach for saying what needs to be said. Borcheinu Avinu kulanu KiEchad!

These thoughts are much more than the icing on the cake
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These thoughts are much more than the icing on the cake

These thoughts take the cake ! Thank you for sharing the main course to take in life. RR

Nicely said!
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Nicely said!

Nicely said!

Thank you COL for posting
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Thank you COL for posting

Great analogy, and beautifully stated! Yyasher kochacho!

Wow!
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Wow!

Awesome metaphor. Brilliant article

Yes, Emes
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Yes, Emes

משיח כאו!

yes
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yes

achd us us the way! many yidden helped, we could and should acknowledge the good efforts as is! we dont need to put people down in order to bring someone up

Ad mosai
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Ad mosai

Wow this is so powerful and so true.

miryam
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miryam

EXCELLENT!!!!

Cold winter
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Cold winter

Dear a please be careful with your words stop blaming chabad for feeling bad there is no one more responsible for the moment then our rebbe this is his mofes let us all remember that for ever

Shkoyach!
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Shkoyach!

Shkoyach!

Right on
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Right on

I couldn’t agree more. We had a taste of what Moshiach would feel like so let’s get ready for the real thing!

Thank you for sharing!
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Thank you for sharing!

Let’s not get caught up in the shtus and keep the achdus.

Excellent metaphors
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Excellent metaphors

Well written! Yasher koach! Achdus is the only way!

Beautiful  Article
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Beautiful Article

I felt it too

Ch’er
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Ch’er

Thank you for these beautiful words.

Well said!
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Well said!

Thank you! Agreed!!

in crown heights
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in crown heights

amazing article

wow.
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wow.

Written so well. Touched my heart.

Excellently written!
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Excellently written!

Thank you R’ Avraham – yes, the Satan is at play. In general, words heard should be taken with a grain of salt – certainly if they are not spoken by the one who is the topic of conversation.

Yehudis Leiter

over seas
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over seas

NUMBER 3 , WELL WRITTEN WELL SHCOIACH

Thanks for posting
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Thanks for posting

Just the way we all feel

So true
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So true

So well written … expressed what many want to say….
Thank you! Thank you!!!

Thank you
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Thank you

Beautifully written. Let’s keep the positive Chayus flowing straight to the Geulah!

Thanks you
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Thanks you

There is no grater nachas for a father (Hashem)
Then seeing his children get along!!

Moshiachdike Ahavas Yisroel
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Moshiachdike Ahavas Yisroel

Yew,focus on the great miracle that happened HERE! The rest……..

This one deserves the most comments
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This one deserves the most comments

Of approval 🙂
Thank you so much Rabbi Brashevitzky for this eloquent and on-target piece!
Moshiach now!

Totally on target
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Totally on target

Thank you so much Reb Avraham for saying so beautifully what needed to be said and steering things back on track. Kol Hakavod!

Yasher Koach
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Yasher Koach

Great article!
We all succeeded last week in our Ahavas Yisrael. Let’s ALL of us keep up the great work!

Achdus will bring Moshiach
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Achdus will bring Moshiach

The satan does not like this achdus. looking for every way to disrupt it.

Mendoza
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Mendoza

Avremal Wow You never stop to amaze me
What a Beautiful Letter
Thank you again for teaching / tutoring
My yossi Call me for A donation

Well Said
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Well Said

We must be careful in how we speak. Let’s remove the nicknames “Yoli” and “Snag” from our dialect. Our children hear everything and learn these attitudes from us. If we truly feel love for EVERY single Jew, no matter if he looks different and acts different than us, our children will adopt this attitude and before we know it we will be living in a truly Moshiachdike world.

I Was Hoping It Wasn't Only Me
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I Was Hoping It Wasn't Only Me

Who felt like I was basking in the light of the coming of Moshiach the night he was released. B”H I see that this was a shared phenomenon.

Thank you very much
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Thank you very much

Great article! Thanks for sharing such an important and urgent message

Beautiful
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Beautiful

I almost never comment, but now I am, because all the comments are encouraging positive ones, no arguing, no controversy, no putting anyone down. Am yisroel chai

Let's change for the better!
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Let's change for the better!

May I offer just a couple of messages about this subject as no one else has spoke up. First message: Let’s use this time of Eis Rotzoin to make good resolutions to do acts of goodness and kindness! Why when a tragedy strikes do we all of a sudden say how can we change even a little? Let’s start with the basics of adding in acts of goodness and kindness, a little bit every day. It can be like Yosef when he asked the chief butler and chief baker why there were so upset? Or saying hi to a fellow… Read more »

Amen!
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Amen!

I as an individual commit to being a better yid, a better father and a more loving husband. Remember to say good morning to the person that walks by you. Hold the door for the mother with a stroller and offer warmth to a child that is craving it.

Let’s do it together.

thankful!
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thankful!

thank you so…. much for verbalazing whats in every body’s mind. you are so right and thank you so… much for having the courage and ability to put it so elequently in words that every one will read and will surely agree wit!… yeshar koach!

Fantastic article
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Fantastic article

Spot on!!

To #3 and #36
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To #3 and #36

So so true!! So many people came to visit the Rebbe because the Rebbe loved and respected every Jew!! We need to speak the same way!!!

Chabad shlucha

#3
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#3

Totally agree with #3. Enough with the hate speech at farbrengens. We want others to be close to us as well but we only push them away by bashing them. If the tables were reversed we’d be yelling”anti chabad” or “everyone hates us”. But hate speech from our end is tolerated and even encouraged. I wonder how much achdus would actually be displayed from our end if this wasn’t about a lubavitcher. Probably very little and this mindset proves it. Let’s face it this is a serious issue when it comes to freely lowering down other Yidden and being mezalzel.… Read more »

excellent
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excellent

gevaldick very well written & to the point.

Sholom mordechai focused on uniting yidden through limud hatoira
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Sholom mordechai focused on uniting yidden through limud hatoira

We should do the same.

1. Add in personal limud hatoirah

2. Make additional kviusen with other yidden. And if you can, with a yid from a different kreiz.

Eliezer from Lakewood NJ
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Eliezer from Lakewood NJ

The hisorreres is gevaldig , this rubashkin nes is a message from Hashem to have bitachun and Amunna that anything could change for the better in a minute , let’s start calling this a Ruabshkin Miniute . All a yid has to do is, have Amunna and bitachun , never never be miyayush , never never give up . Shulem mordechai is a wake up for Klal Yisroel to never give up, never never never.

OUTSTANDING ESSAY
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OUTSTANDING ESSAY

Thanks to the author for writing it and to collive for publishing it.

May we all take the message to heart and act accordingly.

From kensington
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From kensington

I come to visit my father in crown heights almost every week. We usually visit Kingston avenue and chap a lunch in one of the wonderful restaurants ( usually Empire Grill) . The crown heights community is so wonderful. Everyone is so helpful and patient. Yidden come over to my father to say hello. They help me hold the door open for my father. The Yid at Empire Grill is so accommodating and treats my father with utmost respect.
I always come home with vey pleasant thoughts about this community. May you all be gebentched.

Brilliant
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Brilliant

May HASHEM send continuous brochos for klall Yisroel

beautiful
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beautiful

thanks for posting

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