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The Slavita Brothers had to run through a gauntlet of soldier’s kicks, punches, etc and yet they stopped to pick up their Yarmulka Kippah

full story in link below https://www.chabadsb.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/62962/jewish/The-Yarmulke.htm or in book format http://store.kehotonline.com/prodinfo.asp?number=ey-brot
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Betzalel Schiff wears tzitzis despite it’s danger. Gets “caught” by school nurse.

R’ Betzalel Schiff tells the story of his youth, growing up in Communist Russia. The school principal came to our class one day together with the school nurse. It was actually quite unusual for them to visit a classroom together. The principal informed...
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R’ Meir Raphaels gave up all his money to buy tzitzis

R. Meir Raphaels, a Chossid of the Alter Rebbe, was once on the road. He stopped the wagon because his tzitzit were possul and did not want to continue on his way until they were fixed. So he stayed put for many hours. In the evening, he saw a Jew coming...
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Matzliach the Merchant gives up everything for water to wash negel vaser

“The time has come for me to depart this world,” the father whispered to his son, Matzliach. “But before I die, I wish to impart to you something I was told by own father before he passed away: Choose one mitzva (commandment) to observe...
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The Rebbe stopped a kid from being bullied

by Rabbi Sholom Avtzon The United Lubavitcher Yeshiva, when it was on Bedford and Dean and then when it moved to Ocean Parkway, always accepted children that were not from Lubavitch families. Some of the students continued in the system, others did not....
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story of onkelos – mezuzah protects you

During the period when the Jews suffered bitterly under the rule of the hated Emperor Hadrian who quelled the uprising of Bar Kochba, razed the great city of Bethar and murdered many Jews, among them Rabbi Akivah (approximately in the year 3880, 52 years...
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power of tzedaka! giving tzedaka to a yeshiva saved a man’s life

Rabbi Shlomo Kazarnovsky was a Chasid of the previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn. Many years ago, Rabbi Kazarnovsky and the previous Rebbe’s son-in-law, Rabbi Shmaryahu Gurary, were sent on a mission to Toronto, Canada....
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Shirley Chisholm congress woman was dissappointed at being appointed to agricultural department. The Rebbe told her to take advantage of the opportunity and she created WIC

When Shirley Chisholm was elected in 1968 to represent New York’s 12th District, which included her own neighborhood of Crown Heights, she made headlines as the first African-American woman elected to Congress. However, she soon found her congressional...
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The Chozeh of Lublin’s clock reminds of moshiach

THE CHOZEH’S CLOCK as told by Rabbi Michel Twerski Shlita of Milwaukee When the holy Chozeh of Lublin passed away (on Tisha B’av), all of his Chassidim found themselves in a time of extreme aveilus [mourning]. It seemed to them that there...
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Man didn’t become rich until he davened/asked Hashem for riches

The Baal Shem Tov stayed in someone’s house with a group of his students. The man did not seem rich at all, quite to the contrary. After a number of days when all the food had been finished the man sold off some of his household belongings to continue...
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Boy only knew Alef Beis – his sincerity shattered the decree

2 bochurim come to visit Russia after the iron curtain fell. People were streaming to shul (sometime during) tishrei. there were very few machzorim and hundreds, if not thousands of people. and most people didn’t know how to daven anyway. So one...
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Saying Alef-Beis with kavana – break decrees – Jews in Russia

2 bochurim come to shul after the iron curtain fell. After finally being given the opportunity to attend shul, people were streaming to shul (sometime during tishrei). There were very few machzorim and hundreds, if not thousands of people. And most people...
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davening the whole siddur – crossed the river just like the besht

Summary: A man didn’t know what to daven so he read the entire siddur every day. He met the Besht who gave him placemarks. After the Besht left the placemarks fell out so he followed the Besht and crossed the river by putting down his handkerchief...
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boy couldn’t read alef beis, whistled in shul – loved Hashem

A simple shepherd boy was in shul on Yom Kippur and wanted to express his love to Hashem but didn’t know how so he gave a shrill whistle and the Besht said he was able to annul a terrible decree that was hanging over the community. http://www.chabad.org/kids/article_cdo/aid/82112/jewish/What-the-Rebbe-Said-Yud-Tes-Kislev.htm
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the boy who made rooster sounds in shul – kavana

http://www.chabad.org/holidays/JewishNewYear/template_cdo/aid/4473/jewish/Cock-a-Doodle-Do.htm   Once during the Neilah prayer, the Baal Shem Tov cried and entreated more than usually. The disciples understood that there was a great prosecution Above...
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Davening with a group – like trying to get a bird from a tree

In addition to the Chevra kaddisha that would daven with the Baal Shem Tov, there were other simple Jews that davened with him as well. The Baal Shem Tov would daven Shemoneh Esrei for a very long time, so the simple Jews decided to go home to eat breakfast...
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The man who would not interrupt his Tefillah

From Our Sage Showed the Way by Yocheved Segal (based on Berachos 32b) A jew was once traveling on a long road. The sun was about to set and he had not yet davened Minchah. He looked all around, but there was no shul in sight. Not wanting to miss the...
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