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Shliach Coordinates with Security and Media

Ahead of a visit by the Prime Ministers of India and Israel to the Nariman House – one of the sites of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai – Shliach Rabbi Yisroel Kozlovsky is pictures coordinating with local security forces and briefing the media. Accompanying them on their visit will be Moishe Holtzberg, who is currently traveling to India to meet the delegation.

A Compact Study Routine

Louis Pearlman was mid-air to South Africa with his business partner, Mendel Goldman, when the latter pulled out a dog-eared copy of Dvar Malchus. Pearlman was intrigued—and disappointed. While the weekly publication of neatly divided Torah portions is compact and thorough, it’s also in Hebrew, a language inaccessible to many potential scholars. At the time there was no equivalent in other languages. Pearlman declared that if their business deal went through, he would sponsor an English version. The deal tanked but Chayenu was born.

8:00pm: Is Anxiety and Depression a Spiritual Malady?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 196, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How Can We Be Expected to Love Every Person? How Do We Justify the Conflicts Between Chassidim and Misnagdim with Ahavas Yisroel? What Can I Do About My Being a Perfectionist? How to Deal with an Irritable Wife? Is Anxiety and Depression a Spiritual Malady?

Jewish Resurgence in Sleepy Kingston Pennsylvania

In a small quiet area of Northeastern Pennsylvania in the Wyoming Valley of the Pocono Mountains lies the once thriving Jewish community of Kingston. Dozens of Orthodox shuls, schools, and community centers are all a distant memory in the hearts and minds of the Observant Jews who have remained. Recently this all began to change with the arrival of young Lubavitch families who brought with them a new vitality and chayus. This quiet town was quickly transformed to a center of Torah and Yiras Shomayim.

Vandalism No Match for UCLA Student’s Jewish Pride

A mezuzah will again go up on the doorpost of the Undergraduate Students Association Council at the University of California-Los Angeles, after having been forcibly ripped off multiple times in the past few years. It will be rededicated next week in the presence of a group of onlookers that the student and a campus rabbi are attracting in response to the act of vandalism.

Weekly Letter: Why Tragedies and Suffering?

In a letter to The Rebbe, a person laments the tragedies and suffering – such as the holocaust – that have befallen the Jewish people. The Rebbes response is a lesson on perspectives. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.