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Letter & Spirit: Does Tzivos Hashem Glorify War?

In this week’s edition of Letter & Spirit, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he responds to an educator who questioned the Tzivos Hashem campaign for Jewish children – saying it seems to glorify the military, weapons and war. The letter was written through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.

New Shluchim to Utah

With the excitement and inspiration of the Kinus Hashluchim still fresh, Chabad of Utah, based in Salt Lake City, is proud to announce that they are adding another couple to their staff, bringing the Chabad presence in the state to three full-time families.

Bais Rivkah Health Fair Combines Learning and Fun

As we approached Rosh Chodesh Kislev celebrating our Rebbe’s recovery, Bais Rivkah dedicated a day to focus on Venishmartem Me’od Lenafshosechem. Consequently, last week Thursday the students of Bais Rivkah High School experienced a most meaningful and magnificent event – a Health Fair with learning and hands-on activities about spiritual, physical, and emotional health. Many professionals provided insight and shared their extensive knowledge in areas affecting our health.

Baby Boy!

Mendy and Chana Herz (Crown Heights)

Sholom Zochor at 1229 President St. [between New York and Nostrand Aves.] Apt. #3C

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Unsung Hero

An overflow crowd gathered last night in the Hall of Lubavitcher Yeshiva on Crown St to celebrate the life and achievements of a true baalas chesed, Mrs. Miriam Slater, OBM, a quiet and unassuming longtime resident of Crown Heights, who dedicated her life to helping as many people, Mosdos and organizations as she was able to.

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Rebuilding With Determination on Mumbai Tragedy

Young Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries Rabbi Yisroel and Chaya Kozlovsky have been married for four years and are the parents of two children. Two years ago, they undertook an especially difficult assignment as co-directors of Chabad-Lubavitch in Mumbai, India, the city in which Chabad emissaries Rabbi Gavriel (Gabi) and Rivka (Rivki) Holtzberg were killed in a terrorist attack on November 26, 2008, along with six other people.

Ended: Shloshim of Miriam Slater OBM

Tonight, Wednesday, family and friends will mark the shloshim to the passing of Mrs. Miriam Slater OBM, one of the unsung heroes of Crown Heights. The event will take place at 8:00pm in Lubavitcher Yeshiva,and will feature talks by Rabbi Yaakov Klar and Rabbi Boruch Jacobson. The event will be broadcasted live here on CrownHeights.info – sponsored by Apple Drugs Pharmacy.