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On Becoming a Gold Medalist - In honor of 3 Tamuz

Published in OC Register - Rancho Canyon News, June 14, 2013

 On Becoming a Gold Medalist

 This Tuesday, June 11, commemorates the 19th anniversary of the passing of the legendary leader of the modern Jewish era, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (www.therebbe.com).

 In January of 1994, Congress passed a resolution awarding him, posthumously, with a congressional gold medal, “for his outstanding and enduring contributions toward world education, morality, and acts of charity.”  He founded the Chabad network of over 2,000 religious, educational and community centers in countries around the world. 

 But his influence went far beyond centers: He tirelessly dispensed… Read More »

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