First Project for New Shluchim to Panama: A Cemetery

Most Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries launch their arrival in a new city or country with programs such as one-on-one study, holiday programs, summer camp and Hebrew school. Rabbi Yakov and Hana Poliwoda have something else in mind for their first project in Boquete, Panama: a Jewish cemetery.

Weekly Story: My Time Is Now

The Rebbe asked him, “Reb Herschel, would you have wanted to live in the times of Reb Yochanon ben Zakai?” Surprised at this hypothetical question, Reb Herschel replied, “Of course it would have been interesting to live in that time.” The Rebbe then asked, “And how about to live in the time of the Rambam?”