Knesset Speaker’s Anecdote Has Important Lesson

In his fascinating and heartwarming address to the International Kinus Hashluchim Gala Banquet tonight, Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein told of a particularly humorous episode – with an important lesson to boot – that occurred on his first day in the Holy Land after having been freed from the USSR.

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8:00pm: What We Can Do About the Tragedy in Har Nof

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 44, will air tonight, Sunday, here on beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the following topics: What Can We Do about the Tragedy in Har Nof; Looking at Yourself Honestly; Being Overly Critical; Dealing with the Homeless; Ohel on Shabbos?

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Sneak Peek into the Kinus Banquet Hall

The South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Brooklyn, New York already played host last year to the monumental event – the Grand Gala Banquet of the Kinus Hashluchim. The scene is set to repeat once again itself Sunday evening. The following is a sneak peek at the crude commercial space being transformed into a gorgeous banquet hall.

Sixty’s Something: Group Reunites Each Year at Kinus

Most are turning 60 this year and they live on five continents, but the time and distance have not diminished the close connection felt by the Rabbinical College of America’s class of 1974. Every year, they sit together at the Friday-night meal during the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries, catching up on each other’s lives, reliving memories of times past, sharing Chassidic insights and enjoying each other’s company.

Photos: The Shluchim’s Pan Kloli

Photos by Benams

One of the highs of the Kinus Hashluchim is when the Pan Kloli [general pan] is read at the Ohel. On Friday, all of the Shluchim who attending the Kinus signed the Pan Kloli, requesting improvement in world economy, strength to increase the number of Chabad Houses worldwide, spare us from tragedy and to take us out of Golus and bring Moshiach.