With close to 90 percent of election districts reporting, unofficial election results show the race in the New York Primary Gov. Andrew Cuomo staving off a challenge from political upstart Cynthia Nixon. In the race for Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul defeated Jumaane Williams. In Crown Heights political newcomer Zellnor Myrie defeated the incumbent Jesse Hamilton.
Daily Archives: September 13, 2018
As we enter the new year which is a leap year, we share a letter of the Rebbe explaining the concept of a leap year with a two-fold lesson and an encouraging message. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Thousands of guests spending the month of Tishrei in Crown Heights were welcomed in a lavish event on Wedenday evening, Motzai Tzom Gedalia. Hosted by Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim, they were treated to a sit down meal and farbrengen with words of encouragment from mashpiim and shluchim.
The highlight of the annual Kinus HaShluchim, the gala banquet, has found itself a new home. This year’s banquet will be held at the Rockland Community College in Suffern, NY Kinus organizers are enthusiastic about the new venue, anticipating it will provide for a more spacious and comfortable banquet experience.
I was born in 1926 in Kursk, Russia. It was at the beginning of Soviet rule, but despite the difficulties involved, my parents made sure to give me a Jewish education. When I was ten years old, my parents managed to get a permit to leave Russia, and we came to the Israel, then the British Mandate for Palestine. There I continued my Torah studies.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on the Parasha of Vayelech. This week he answers the question: Does the Torah leave room for individuality? – based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.