8:00pm: Sending Children to Non-Chabad Schools; Boredom in Yeshiva; Adult Children’s Sense of Entitlement

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 69, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week, Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Is the Yeshiva System Failing Our Children? (Pt. 2); Sending Children to Non-Chabad Schools; Boredom in Yeshiva; Adult Children’s Sense of Entitlement.

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The Goldin family is sitting Shiva after the passing of their dear father R’ Mordechai Goldin OBM at 706 Eastern Parkway Apartment #5I [corner of Brooklyn Ave.] until Thursday Morning. Shacharis: Sunday at 9:00 and 10:00AM,Monday – Thursday at 7:30 […]