8:00pm: Chassidus Applied to Gimmel Tammuz

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 167, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Chassidus Applied to Gimmel Tammuz; What is the Proper Way of Writing to the Rebbe? Why is Mental Illness Stigmatized? Are We Halachically Obligated to Protect Our Environment? Why is Lubavitch Always Different?

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Summer Tzitzis Sale at Keter Judaica!

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Gombos Bakery Now Open Upstate!

MyShliach Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Evening

Representing the parents of yaldei hashluchim around the globe, Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky, shliach to Glastonbury, Connecticut, addressed bochurim at MyShliach’s annual evening of appreciation on Monday, 25 Sivan. Volunteering their time each week to learn and farbreng one-on-one over the phone with a young shliach, these bochurim serve as mentors to these boys, who lack local Chassidishe friends and chavrusas.

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8:00pm: Are Lavish Dinners in the Spirit of Chasidism?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 167, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How Does a Chassid Look at Summer Vacation? How Do We Reconcile Chassidus’ Emphasis on Non-Indulgence in Material Delights with the Lavish Dinners Thrown by Chassidic Institutions? Is Marijuana Different Than Other Recreational Stress Relievers? Are We Halachically Obligated to Protect the Environment?

Video Gallery: Survival of a Nation

JLI’s newest course, Survival of a Nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the miraculous Israeli victory in the Six-Day War.  To introduce the course to thousands of students across the globe, JLI created a documentary series summarizing the events of the War. The complete 8-Part Mini-Series is now online, and can be viewed in the extended article.

Video: The Battle for Jerusalem

JLI’s newest course, Survival of a Nation, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the miraculous Israeli victory in the Six-Day War. As part of the course, JLI created this video, “The Battle for Jerusalem,” that tells the story of Israel’s 1967 battle to rescue Jerusalem from Jordanian assault, and the ensuing liberation of the Kosel and the Har Habayis, and the reunification of Jerusalem.

Moments After Burial, Baby Named After ‘Bubbe’

A deeply moving sight unfolded at the Montefiore Cemetery in Queens yesterday, Monday, as the Friedman family gathered together to bury their matriarch, Mrs. Miriam Tzimmel Friedman, OBM. Merely a few minutes after the burial was complete, cries of “Mazal Tov!” echoed through the Beis Hachaim – the Niftar’s granddaughter had just given birth to a healthy baby girl.