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App Helps Jewish Homes Go High Tech for Shabbos

Forbes magazine yesterday profiled a smartphone app, Smart Shabbos, which helps Jewish homes go high tech enabling the proper observance of Shabbos in utmost comfort. Forbes also profiled the app’s lead developer, born and raised Crown Heights native Rabbi Shmary Gurary.

U.S. Supreme Court Declines Head Shliach’s Appeal

The United States Supreme Court today announced that it will not hear the case of Chabad-Lubavitch of Michigan vs. Dov Schuchman, dashing the last remaining avenue of appeal for Michigan Head Shliach Rabbi Berel Shmtov in his bid to gain possession of the deed to a recalcitrant Chabad House in West Bloomfield.

Monday: Rally at the Ohel

Today, Monday, the 15th of Iyar (May 23), there will be a rally at the Ohel for all children ages 5 to 12 featuring a great program with games, refreshments and a raffle. Each child will receive a bow and arrow set in honor of Lag Ba’omer. Buses will leave 770 at 5:00pm and return at 7:45pm. Transportation will cost $3.

8:00pm: Who Is Running the Show Now?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 116, will air tonight, Sunday, here on, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Who Is Running the Show Now? How Does One Overcome Fear of Public Speaking? Why Do Some Not Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut? Is Facebook as Unadvised for Adults as It Is for Children?