N’shei Chabad Newsletter Writing Contest

How many times have educators wondered: What is going on in the minds of our students? How can we truly help them without understanding them? How many times have students sat in a classroom and pondered: Do our teachers even know us? How can we learn if they don’t know who they’re teaching? In order to spark dialogue between mechanchim and students in our community, and to create useful conversation that will bring clarity to both sides, the N’shei Chabad Newsletter is hosting its first ever writing contest.

Picture of the Day

Rabbi Zalman Mendelsohn, the Chabad representative to Wyoming, visits the headquarters of the US department of education for meetings to further the Rebbe’s campaign on a moment of silence, education and sharing.

Staten Island Eruv Removed After Anti-Semitic Backlash

An Eruv built in parts of Staten Island has been taken down. The controversy started when residents of Westerleigh noticed thin gray PVC pipes were put up on utility poles around the neighborhood. The eruv was put up by a group of Orthodox Jews without approval from Con Ed, Verizon, or the Transportation Department.

BDE: Mrs. Rivka Schechter, 91, OBM

With great sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Rivka Schechter OBM, daughter of the Chosid Reb Shmuel Yitzchok Reices who owned a fabric store on Kingston Avenue for many years. She passed away on Shabbos afternoon, the 20th of Iyar, 5779. Updated with levaya information.