A would be thief was apprehended after grabbing a fistful of bills and coins from a bucket that was meant for charity. Shomrim located the woman and police arrested her.
Daily Archives: January 26, 2018
Today, we are beginning the 68th year of the Rebbe’s nesius (leadership). Sixty-eight is the numerical value of the word Chaim (life). So while every year the farbrengen in honor of Yud Shevat, is a momentous occasion, this year it is especially so, we have to bring life and vitality into our connection to the Rebbe.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Chaim Shaul Brook, the director of Lahak Hanochos, will lead a discussion on the topic of Yud Alef Shevat: The Seventh Generation.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of The Rebbe Rayatz and the Rebbe at a 1940’s United Lubavitch Yeshivah dinner.
With sadness we inform you of the passing of R’ Binyomin Althaus OBM, son of the well known Chossid R’ Pinyeh Althaus, on early Friday morning, the 10th of Shevat. He was 85 years old.
Over a dozen farbrengens were held throughout Crown Heights in honor of Yud Shvat, with farbrenges led by Rabbi Leibel Groner at one location, and Rabbi Mordechai Gurari and Nissan Mangel at another, and even a farbrengen for teachers with Rabbi Akiva Wagner.
In this weeks edition of the Letter and The Spirit we present two articles that were printed in the Tog Morgen Journal – a daily Yiddish newpaper – reporting the official inauguration of the Rebbe, to take place on the first yartzeit of the Frierdiker Rebbe. From the archives of Rabbi Nissan Mindel, who submitted the information to the press.
The committee of Keren Yisroel Aryeh Leib, a Gemach that benefits Many Crown Heights families, is inviting the community to join its annual Melava Malka this Motzai Shabbos at Beis Rivkah-310 Crown Street, beginning at 8:30pm.