Brooklyn Friendship Circle Celebrates Chanukah

Children with special needs, their siblings and parents gathered on the first night of Chanukah for the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s annual Chanukah Celebration. The party brought together nearly 500 men, women and children from across the spectrum of the community, all celebrating the holiday of lights – at a place where ALL children are able to shine!

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Help Reprint Sefer Hadras Ponim Zokon!

The 3rd edition of Hadras Ponim Zokon is out-of-print and to enable the publication of an expanded 4th edition of this celebrated sefer (of approximately 1,150 pages), financial assistance is needed.

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In accordance with the Rebbe’s vision for this sefer*, Hadras Ponim Zokon is sold below cost to make it affordable to talmidei yeshiva and many seforim are donated to libraries of yeshivos and shuls and gifted to Rabonim and Roshei Yeshiva. The need for financial support for its publication is thus significant.

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  • “The goal of your sefer is that through reading it, people will be more scrupulous with the prohibition of removing the beard and will realize how critically important it is to grow it. To this end, it is imperative that it actually be published and distributed” (Igros Kodesh, vol. 32, p. 133). “It is customary when printing sefarim such as this to provide a discount to yeshiva students, and to publicize that you are doing so.”

Letter & Spirit: Tznius and the Chanukah Miracle

In this week’s edition of Letter & Spirit, we present an enlightening letter from the Rebbe on the important role of the woman in the miracle of Chanukah. It begins with her self-sacrifice for tznius at a time of Greek influence and trends which large segments of the Jewish population, Hellenists, fell prey to during those difficult times.

Registration for Menorah Parade Extended

The Mitzvah Tank Parade office has announced that the deadline for registering drivers and vehicles for this year’s Menorah parade, which will take place this coming Motzei Shabbos at 6:45pm, has been extended to Thursday night at midnight.

CHYE Hosts ‘Founders Event’ at Global Firm

On Monday night, some 120 guests gathered at Deloitte & Touche LLP’s headquarters located at one of New York City’s leading landmarks, 30 Rockefeller Center, for a unique celebration. The high caliber networking event acknowledged the achievements of Crown Heights Young Entrepreneurs and gave tribute to the organization’s Founders Circle.