8:00pm: What Defines ‘Frum’? Parents’ Reputation vs. Child’s Wellbeing? How to Practically Explain the ‘Four Worlds’

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 78, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Defines “Frum”? Parents’ Reputation vs. Child’s Wellbeing? How to Practically Explain the “Four Worlds.”

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Young Lubavitchers Mark ‘Yahrtzeit’ of Japanese Savior

Friday, July 31st, marked the 29th anniversary of the passing of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who served as Vice-Consul for the Empire of Japan in Lithuania. During World War II, he saved several thousand Jewish lives by issuing transit visas to Jewish refugees so that they could travel to Japan.

New Shluchim to Alabama

Rabbi Kussy and Rosie Lipsker of Crown Heights will shortly be moving on Shlichus to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, home of the University of Alabama, where they will join the family of Chabad on Campus Shluchim operating in universities all over the world.

Ukraine President: Racism Will Not Be Tolerated

A unique encounter between various Ukrainian religious leaders occurred on Tuesday in Kiev. The president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and Rabbi Yonatan Markovitch, Kiev’s Chief Rabbi and Chabad emissary, were among the participants. During the encounter, a personal conversation took place between the two regarding the anti-Semitism in the Ukraine.

Letter & Spirit: The Meaning of ‘Hamokom Yenachem..’

In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, in honor of Shabbos Nachamu, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he sends his condolences to the family of an academic who had a profound love for the Land of Israel. The letter was written in English through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.