Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of Kapparos, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
Simple faith. At one time, it seemed within the grasp of virtually everyone. Its expectations were clear: to love G-d, to fear G-d, to feel his presence, to follow his commandments. The relationship was uncomplicated, and by engaging in it, one would be rewarded with a sense of meaning, purpose, place, and belonging.
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We wish to advise our patients that for your convenience the Pediatric Office on Eastern Parkway will be open on Wednesday, September 19th (Yom Kippur) from 12:00pm to 6:00pm, for walk-in urgent care.
NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY
This is for pediatric patients under the age of 21, ONLY.
Wishing you and your family a Gut Yom Tov!
Dr. E Rosen & Associates
He was in the middle of a hurricane, but Jonah Kaplan felt blessed. The two-time Emmy-nominated reporter’s coverage of Hurricane Florence brought him to Myrtle Beach, S.C., 180 miles from his home in Raleigh, N.C. He arrived at a city under mandatory evacuation, with businesses shuttered and homes abandoned. Searching for kosher food in a ghost town, Jonah contacted Chabad of Myrtle Beach.
On honor of Vov Tishrei, the Yohrtzeit of the Rebbetzin Chana, Vaad Hatmimi hosted a special farbregne with one of the Rebbes choizrim Reb Yoel Kahan with over 1,000 in attendance.
Ari Fuld, Jewish activist and a vocal champion of Israel, died like he lived—“like a warrior”—at the hands of a terrorist Sunday, managing to draw and shoot his trademark handgun while chasing his assailant before collapsing on the spot where he was once seen posing with soldiers.
In honor of Rebbetzin Chana’s Yartzeit on Vov Tishrei, the students of Bais Rivkah High School gathered for their very own Mega Challah Bake, representing the letter Ches in the name Chana which the Rebbe teaches is the mitzvah of challah. Preparations began long before school even started.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 229, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Can We Ask About the “Whys” and the “Hows” of Torah and Mitzvos, or Do We Have to Accept It All Without Questions? Chassidus Applied to Yom Kippur and Sukkot; How Can I Show G-d That I Truly Repented? What Exactly Is Simcha? Why Should One Be Observant; Do We Need Someone Outside of Ourselves to Build Our Self-Worth?
The Hungarian government announced last week that the ownership and management of the new Holocaust museum, scheduled to open in Budapest next year, will be transferred to EMIH – Hungarian Jewish Federation in Hungary, affiliated with Chabad.
Taking advantage of subsidized Kapores, thousands took advantage of the $5 bargain thanks to the generosity of a number of philanthropists who enabled NCFJE to offer the deep discounts.
Two well-known philanthropists have once again stepped up to the plate to make sure that residents of Crown Heights can observe the ancient tradition of kapparos. The subsidized chickens will only be available on Sunday starting at 12:00pm until 7:00pm – or while supplies last.
With Shabbos ending sooner, hundreds of guests staying in Crown Heights for the month of Tishrei seized the opportunity to utilize their time on Motzai Shabbos to study Lekutai Sichos in the Kollel. The Shiur was organized by the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim.
Police are investigating an incident in which four Tishrei guests from Israel were robbed at gunpoint while sitting in Lefferts Park on Motzai Shabbos. The victims, two boys and two girls, had their cellphones a portable speaker and some $600 stolen.
A Lubavitcher U.S. Army Chaplain is being commended for his actions that led to saving the life of a distraught army veteran. Captain Michael Harari, who was off duty, observed the man about to do himself harm and jumped into action, speaking to the man and convincing him to come back.
Hundreds of Tishrei guests took the opportunity Friday to go out on the streets of the city to do Mivtziom.
The day has come to an end, as the shadows of evening have already spread throughout the sky. The townspeople, together with the multitudes of guests, the hundreds of students, and their teachers and mentors, gather in the big room to daven the first tefillah (prayer) of the new year — Maariv of Rosh Hashanah.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of The Rebbe performing the Mitzvah of Kisui Dam following Kapores.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Yacov Barber, longtime Shliach and Dayan in Melbourne, Australia who currently resides in Crown Heights and is a motivational speaker, life coach and advocate in Beis Din proceedings, will lead a discussion titled “Rabbinic authority, do I have to listen to my rabbi?” Part 2.
Mendy Dubroff (Crown Heights) and Simi Edery (Crown Heights)
Mendel and Rachel (nee Edelman) Fischer (Crown Heights)
With close to 90 percent of election districts reporting, unofficial election results show the race in the New York Primary Gov. Andrew Cuomo staving off a challenge from political upstart Cynthia Nixon. In the race for Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul defeated Jumaane Williams. In Crown Heights political newcomer Zellnor Myrie defeated the incumbent Jesse Hamilton.
As we enter the new year which is a leap year, we share a letter of the Rebbe explaining the concept of a leap year with a two-fold lesson and an encouraging message. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Thousands of guests spending the month of Tishrei in Crown Heights were welcomed in a lavish event on Wedenday evening, Motzai Tzom Gedalia. Hosted by Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim, they were treated to a sit down meal and farbrengen with words of encouragment from mashpiim and shluchim.