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Kosher Food and Shabbat Arrive at World Cup in Qatar

More than 400 freshly baked challahs were enjoyed by Jewish fans and officials at the World Cup in Qatar this past Shabbat. Baked in a kitchen specially koshered by a young Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi from Turkey, it’s part of a month-long effort to make kosher food available at the games, which began last week and continue until Dec. 18.

8:00pm: Were the Original Jews Dark Skinned?

The topics in this week’s 426th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Why Is Kislev Called the Month of Geulah? What Is the Meaning of Geulah? What Is the Main Contribution of the Mitteler Rebbe? Are There Any Authentic Surviving Paintings of the Patriarchs or Moses? Were the Original Jews Dark Skinned? Why Do We Pray? Are Our Prayers Answered?

Picture of the Day

Rain didn’t dampen the Simcha felt at today’s Hachnasas Sefer Torah procession in memory of Reb Aron Baitz OBM which took place in Crown Heights. This image captures the moments as the procession turned from Empire Blvd to Brooklyn Ave on its way to Aliyah on East New York.