When you look at the tombstone of Walter Galler, you notice something striking: The Hebrew words “Kosher L’Pesach” (Kosher for Passover), inscribed, upside down, on the top of the stone. The photo of this unique headstone and the story behind it was shared with me by Rav Moshe Silberhaft of South Africa.
A Physician Assistant in Williamsburg, which was hard hit with the Measles outbreak, penned an Op-Ed on the vaccination that can protect against the measles. This Op Ed was written for the educated, uneducated, and supposedly educated parents of the Crown Heights Jewish community.
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Yitzi Zilber, a Lubavitch Bochur born after Gimmel Tamumz speaks about the warmth that is still felt despite never having seen the Rebbe.
Chaya Margolin, a graduate of the Financial Coach Master Training program, tackles the question every newley married couple, and not so newly married couple has to master. Is Financial Security Possible if You are Frum? And if so, how?
In response to an Op-Ed published here on CrownHeights.info titled “Why Don’t All Families Have a Lot of Kids?”, a mother of one attempts to put the reality of life in perspective. Some appearances are a facade, and the truth may not be yours to judge.
In the hustle of modern life, families have shrunk, and fewer children born. Many say that it is for the better, as who can handle so many? Aliza bas Menachem takes on this myth in this Op Ed, titled “Why Don’t All Families Have a Lot of Kids?”
So what is Shlichus? Do I need to go far away to be on Shlichus? And if I don’t does that make me less of a Chosid? A young man tackles what is perhaps the most needed discussion in Lubavitch today.
Yosef Hershkop, is a resident of and political writer for the Crown Heights Community. He brings into view the upcoming special election for NYC Public Advocate, writing an opinion on the candidates and who to vote for.
A young member of the Chabad community decided to take an ongoing issue to its root in an opinion editorial. Is Lubavitch a more “Modern” form of Chassidism? Did the Rebbe ever believe in compromising values?
A fellow sister in the Chabad community shares her pain with how many woman were taken advantage of in the recent Mic Drop events. She empathizes, yet warns of the dangers of an easy fix, while highlighting the true strength of a Jewish woman.
Shiduchim are always difficult, and sometimes, we just make the difficult even harder. A reader realized a trend among their friends, and found two things you can do to make the shidduch process just a little easier.
Op Ed: A parent, shocked and concerned over the price of camp tuition, submitted an Op Ed detailing their concerns over the price of tuition versus staff salaries.
In an OpEd, a concerned member of the Chabad community takes the mezuzah controversy to its core, and consulted with Rabonim to get the answers.
Have no Fear, “Undercover Mezuza Man” is here! When there’s something strange and your Mezuzah don’t look good, Who you gonna call? Mezuzahbusters! An Op Ed on the recent, so called, mezuzah scandal.
Yosef Hershkop is a resident of Crown Heights Brooklyn. A popular Op Ed writer on world affairs, Yosef takes on a difficult and worrying topic. There are three underage frum boys arrested by the Shabak in Israel, and we must worry that are being tortured.
Yosef Hershkop is a young member of the Crown Heights community, who has seen the ignorance and apathy of our community in regards to political and governing concepts. In an attempt to educate the members of our community, he penned the following Op-Ed on an important bill that effects us all.
I think every single individuals opinion matters. I think it matters that we we’re all created with the capability to use our minds and think for ourselves. I think it matters, that as Jews, we have freedom of choice. I […]
In a letter, one Lubavitch parent writes of his alarm at the content included in the Regents curriculum, lamenting its use and is concerned over its indoctrination in its subjects such as history and evolution.
With the month of Adar just a few days behind us, a reader took a look back at some of the more controversial Op-Ed’s that have been posted, and put together his “guide for writing the perfect Op-Ed,” in an humorous tone.
After reading the Op-Ed titled “Will It Just Remain a Dream,” Brocha Lipszyc, Shlucha at Chabad of Oyster Bay, is reminded how 26 long years have passed, and the Geulah has yet to come. She points out “there is something major that the Rebbe had clearly stated that has not been done.”
Today is Chof Zayin Adar, and I’m not sure what to make out of it. It’s been 26 long years, years of hope, belief, and anguish. Who would believe, that we would ever mark a 26th ‘anniversary’ of Chof Zayin Adar.
People are talking smack about you, this might come as a shock, so I wanted to just touch base. I’m only doing this because I care about you. I wasn’t going to say anything, but it’s what people out of town are thinking, I thought you should know.