Video: The Jews and the Mob

Myron Sugerman will hold you spellbound as he tells the history of the Jewish Mob and their remarkable contributions to the betterment of the jewish people. They fought the American Nazi party in the 30s and supplied arms, cash, and illegal weapons to both the Hagana and Irgun in the struggle for Israel’s independence.

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8:00pm: The Rebbe’s Opinion on Ultrasounds

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 190, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Can We Learn from the 190th Anniversary of the Mittelere Rebbe’s Histalkus? What Is the Rebbe’s Opinion About Ultrasound? Should I Have a Relationship with My Non-Jewish Children from the Past? How to Retain Bitachon After Financial Loss? Unfulfilled Shlucha: Should I Go to School?

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Great Debates: In the Wake of Expulsion

In the wake of Spanish expulsion came a proposal to reinstate the Sanhedrin, in an effort to herald the messianic era. The idea catapulted the Jewish world into a frenzy: some with jubilation, others with uproar and outrage. Can we force the Divine hand to hasten the redemption? Should we? And what about recent attempts at renewing the Sanhedrin?

8:00pm: Was the Maharal’s Golem a Myth?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 189, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Can We Learn from the 40th Anniversary of Rosh Chodesh Kislev? Lessons from the Kinnus HaShluchim; Was the Maharal’s Golem a Myth? What Message Does Thanksgiving Have for Us? What Is the Line Between Healthy Pride and Arrogance? Do We Always Have to Forgive?

Weekly Story: Where We Stand

When King Antiyuchis ruled over Eretz Yisroel and (amongst his other evil actions) declared it illegal to read publically the weekly Torah Parsha, in order to remind the populace of what the parsha was speaking about, the sages instituted that we say passages of the prophets that discuss a similar theme to what we would have been reading in the Torah.

Here’s My Story: From Paralyzed to Mobilized

For the past fifteen years, Mrs. Sarah Karmely has served as the director of Sha’arei Tovah Talmud Torah. She is co-editor of Shalom Magazine, a bi-lingual outreach publication, and the author of Words to Hear with Your Heart. She was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in June of 2012.

Video: Out of the Depths

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, one of the youngest survivors of Buchenwald, was just eight years old when he was liberated in 1945. Descended from a 1,000-year unbroken chain of rabbis, he grew up to become Chief Rabbi of Israel, and like many of the great rabbis, Rabbi Lau is a master storyteller.

8:00pm: When Tragedy Strikes Despite All Our Prayers

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 188, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What to Do When There Are No Answers; When Tragedy Strikes Despite All Our Prayers? Do Ten Jewish Women Have Minyan Power? What Lessons Can We Learn from the 40 Years Since 5738? What Is the Role of Merkos? What Should I Tell My Kids Who Want a Puppy?