Weekly Letter: The Meticulousness of the Mishkan in our Lives

In this weeks letter, the Rebbe mentions the gist of the Frierdiker Rebbe’s talk regarding the construction of the mishkan and our meticulous erecting and dismantling of it during the years of wandering in the desert, and its relevance to us in our lives today. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.

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Tonight: Siyum Sefer Torah in Bochurs Memory

Tonight, the Brashevitsky’s will hold a ceremony marking a part of the completion of a new Sefer Torah. This Torah was written the memory of their dear brother Shlomo Sholom Barshevitsky OBM, who passed away 18 years ago. Rabbi Avrohom Brashevitsky relates a story about how we normally rush to do a mitzvah, but in this case it was “Better Late then Early.”

A Parent’s Choice: Why I Send My Children to Yeshivas

Yeshivas throughout New York are under attack. A small group of disgruntled former students, encouraged and amplified by those with their own agendas separate from yeshiva education, has spurred state and city education officials to scrutinize the education that religious schools are delivering to their students, with an eye on imposing unprecedented new rules about what can and cannot be taught.

Motzai Shabbos: Special Evening for Women

This Motzai Shabbos Beis Eliezer Yitzchok will be hosting a special evening for women, featuring Mrs. Itu Lustig, a holocaust survivor and matriarch of a large family, who will share her personal story of strength and survival. There will also be a face painting workshop following the presentation.