8:00pm: What Is the Jewish View on Meditation?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 129, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Is the Jewish View on Meditation? Could the Purpose of Creation Be Fulfilled on Mars? What Does Torah Say About Owning a Pet? Could One Travel for Leisure to a Place With No Minyan?

European Kinnus Highlight: Davening at Reb Levik’s Ohel in Kazakhstan

It’s been three almost sleepless nights and days, and the 500 Shluchim of the Rebbe that are currently in Russia at the European Kinnus Hashluchim, are on a high. They are rejuvenated and invigorated by the joy and unity that they are experiencing and they will bring that energy back with them to their cities and countries where they are the Rebbe’s foot soldiers.

Children of Prison Inmates Go Camping

Anna Katz was at a loss. June was fast approaching and the mother of three from northern California didn’t know what she would do with her kids all summer. After a bad business decision that landed her husband in prison in February 2014, life as she knew it came to an abrupt end. Her meager income was barely enough to pay for the basics, and financing summer camp for her kids was out of the question.