This year, CKids — a branch of Merkos 302 — is launching a brand-new learning competition named JewQ. The program invites students from Hebrew Schools around the globe to learn and be tested on a wide range of Jewish knowledge, and receive a bundle of impressive rewards.
Yoni and Chanie Rappaport (Crown Heights)
In Sundays edition of the New York Daily News, Avi Schick, a lawyer and a former New York Deputy Attorney General who is representing the targeted yeshivas, points out a “false note” in the letter from the Department of Education alleging that they were denied access to some yeshivas, and goes on to clarify that those yeshivas do not receive government funding.
Moshe Friedman (Brooklyn, NY) and Rosie Levy (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Chaim Dovid Lavner (Toronto, Canada) and Aidela (bas Dovid) Zirkind (Crown Heights)
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Tuesday-Thursday, August 21-23, 2018. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Being that the school year is beginning this upcoming week, and one of the Rebbe Rashab’s greatest accomplishments is the establishment of Tomchei Tmimim, I decided to post a few interesting points I recently learned of, in my research for the biography of the Rebbe Rashab. All of these points are noted in the sefer Divrei Yimei Tmimim.
An early morning fire killed a 79-year-old woman in a Crown Heights apartment building off Eastern Parkway. 3 others were critically injured.
JLI presents its unique new two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale. Hide and Seek: Playing hide-and-seek with G-d.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Folik Gurevitch, a practicing Chaplain in the tri-state area, will lead a discussion on the topic of A Controversy of the 18th Century: One story that sparked myriads of responsa literature and divided communities.
Doniel and Shulie (nee Silman) Green (Crown Heights)
Although a judge reflects a very high position, which draws an attitude of deep fear and exceptional respect, yet we on a personal level, are indeed, the person who is obligated to fulfill this sophisticated task. Our role as being ‘judges’ is our continuous involvement with ultimate responsibility to make careful and cautious moves, so we don’t hurt the innocent and thereby not let the violator come across as the winner, Chas Veshalom.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of The Rebbe leaving 770 on the way to the Ohel.
With profound sadness and regret we inform you of the sudden passing of Mrs. Hindy Krinsky-Kanarfogel OBM, devoted mother and educator of Cedarhurst, NY. She was 32 years old.
In preparation for Rosh Hashanah, during yemei teshuvah, we present a letter of comfort from the Rebbe to a mourner, where he explains the deeper meaning of teshuvah, as explained in Chassidus with particular emphasis on the saying that “the living should take to heart.”
Mendel Tunk (London, England) and Chaya Stern (London, England)
Mordechai Singer (Manchester, England) and Kayla Coleman (London, England)
Mendel Lishner (Crown Heights) and Layah Zirkind (Weston, FL)
Yosef Epstein (Columbia, SC) and Chavi Vogel (Wilmington, DE)
Eli and Mushky (nee Schwei) Landa (Crown Heights)
Mendel and Esther Katz (Buffalo Grove, IL)
Bezalel and Libby (nee Korolitzky) Raskin (Crown Heights)