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Learning & Inspiration
  • Unfazed - A Symphony of Living Voices, Story & SongJoin a live event in honor of the anniversary of the Rebbe's passing Read More
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  • The Lesson of the Lost PicturesI began to snap photos of the people on the street, even though it was clear that they didn’t want... Read More
  • The Secret of ChabadIt dawned on me that this is exactly what the Rebbe envisioned. And I am so thankful to be part of... Read More
  • World to Mark 27th Anniversary of the Rebbe’s PassingDay also marks conclusion of 40th cycle of study of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah Read More
  • Do You Procrastinate?The Hebrew word for almond is etymologically related to the word “ shaked,” which...
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  • Moses Never Gave Up on ThemMoses sets an example for us how to never give up trying to inspire positive change in ourselves... Read More
About
Chabad of Rural and Regional Australia is committed to providing for the spiritual, emotional and material needs of Jewish people living away from Jewish centres. Chabad of RARA seeks to educate and demonstrate real Judaism; an unbroken chain of tradition going back three millenia. Bringing Judasim into the 21st century by the fusion of technology and religion, social media and Bible study, Sabbath dinner and science improves the rich traditions and modern behaviour alike. The young volunteers, often recently ordained rabbis, are equally proficient in ancient Jewish law and Twitter; they are open, understanding and wise beyond their years.
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Weekly Torah Portion
Upcoming Holiday
Jun. 27 - Jul. 18
Daily Thought
When will Moses know he has succeeded? When will the teacher know his pupils have absorbed the lesson? When will a rebbe know his people truly have digested all he poured into them? When the student wriggles and squirms and exclaims in exasperation, “If so, what am I doing here where I am? If so, why are any of us here? If so, this is a tight shell, a tiny cell! How long can we stay this way?!” “If so, why are my eyes blind to seeing this truth that envelops me? Why are my ears deaf to the symphony in which I myself...