8:00pm: What Defines Normalcy?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 152, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Defines Normalcy? What Can Be Learned from the Unusually Warm Weather This February? Was Moshe Rabbeinu Focused More on His Community Than on His Family? Is Tanya Directed More to Men Than to Women?

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Mayor De Blasio Questioned By Prosecutors

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived to meet with federal prosecutors on Friday morning as part of their lengthy investigation into whether people involved in fundraising for his election campaign broke corruption laws, according to news reports.

Gemach Loans Megillos in Memory of Beloved Sofer

For eight months, Rabbi Mendy Gorman, OBM, fought for life. He fought it both physically — with the care of medical professionals, and spiritually — with the support of family and friends worldwide. Through it all, Mendy’s Yiras Shamayim only strengthened; with good news a “Baruch Hashem,” and with setbacks a “Gam Zu L’tova.”

Weekly Story: If the Rebbe Said So, It Is So

While Reb Simcha was walking, he suddenly turned around and went back into Rabbi Klein’s office. “Reb Binyomin, if you had not submitted the letter to the Rebbe, can I have it back. I have to write something else,” he said.

First Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Josh Gordon to Be Marked

This Sunday evening, the Los Angeles community will come together to mark the first  Yahrzeit of Rabbi Yehoshua Binyomin Gordon z”l.  Thousands of people are impacted on a daily basis by the programs and reach of Chabad of the Valley, the organization Rabbi Gordon built for over 40 years. Rabbi Gordon, along with his associate Rabbi Mordechai Einbinder, inspired an explosion of Jewish observance and activity in the greater San Fernando Valley, establishing 26 Chabad Houses in an area with a diverse Jewish population of more than 250,000.