Letter & Spirit: Marriage Before Financial Independence

In this week’s edition of Letter & Spirit, we present a letter of the Rebbe in which he explains the importance of getting married early on, even if the young couple is not yet financially independent. The letter was written through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by his son-in-law Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.

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Melbourne School Institutes ‘Capped Fee’ Tuition

The administrators of Yeshivah College-Beth Rivkah, the Chabad boys’ and girls’ schools in Melbourne, which together boast over 1,300 students, have announced the implementation of a ‘capped-fee’ system, ensuring that no family pays more than 8-18% of their income in tuition, no matter how many children they have enrolled at the schools.

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Op-Ed: We Are Not Immune to Being Scammed

by Anonymous

There’s a story told about a great pious Rabbi who was becoming deaf in his old age. His students could not understand “why is this happening to you, a man who has spent his whole life studying and teaching the Holy Torah”. They felt that  Zechus should protect him from ailment.  “What can I say… I sinned in my youth and now Hashem is helping me atone for those mistakes”. He explained that as a young prodigy he was very well versed in Choshen Mishpat and would sit in on many Din Torahs, “but I lacked maturity and succumbed to the temptation of bribery.”

1/3/13
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New Engagement!

Amatzia Argentar (Stockton, CA) and Chaya Musia Shurpin (Crown Heights)

L’chaim tonight, Wednesday, at Lubavitcher Yeshiva
570 Crown St. [hall entrance on Albany Ave.]