In this week’s edition of Letter and Spirit, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he explains the four basic elements as taught in Tanya, and explains them within the context of the over-one-hundred elements taught in science. The letter was written in English through the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel, and was made available by the latter’s son-in-law, Rabbi Sholom Ber Shapiro.
Daily Archives: June 11, 2015
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Mendy and Mushkah (nee Sapochinsky) Friedman from Westlake Village, CA, United States had a baby boy!
Sruli Fiestman (Crown Heights) to Chaya Friedfertig (Crown Heights) L’Chaim: Tonight, Thursday, 8:30pm Upstairs at the JCM
Michoel Gringras (Chile) to Rochel Fenwick (Colorado) L’Chaim: Tuesday night, November 2nd, 8:00PM at 537 Crown Street
Mottel Sudak (Edgware, UK) and Chanale Ehrenreich (Nyack, NY) L’Chaim: Tonight, Wednesday, 8:30pm at ULY Crown Street
A brand new state-of-the-art Chabad Mikvah, complete with a sauna and Jacuzzi, was dedicated today in Beitar Illit, Israel.
12-year-old Duvy Burston, who along with his parents Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston serves on Shlichus in Orange County, NY, was declared winner of the second annual Campaign for Cursive International Cursive Writing Contest.
Finally, some good news for neighborhood renters: The demand for Crown Heights apartments slowed somewhat last month, with prices dropping substantially in the area and inventory going up, a new market survey found.
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Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, vice-chairman of Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch, was in Israel for the past week, and arrived in New York late last night just in time to be Menachem Avel the family of Rabbi Binyomin Klein, OBM, before they got up from Shiva.
Levi Marasow (Paris, France) to Mussi Grossbaum (Paramus, Nj)
Ulam Chana 556 Crown Street
Sholem Kalmenson (Crown Heights) to Devorah Leah Krinsky (Vilnius, Lithuania)
1374 Union St
Maish Richler (Los Angeles, Ca) to Rivkah Cohen (Crown Heights)
The Alpha Space 1467 Bedford Ave
Shmuli Laufer (Providence, Ri) to Rivky Vaisfiche (Melville, Ny)
Beis Levi Yitzchok
Naftali Wilhelm (Crown Heights) to Sarah Lazar (Moscow, Russia)
Jewish Childrens Museum
Moshe Medvin (Pennsylvania) to Mussia Kuperman (Crown Heights)
Eshel Hall 272 Kingston Ave
Moshe Samuel Gano (Camarillo, Ca) to Sara Mochkin (Crown Heights)
The Iyun Center 650 Sackett St
Motti Dubov (Princeton, Nj) to Raizy Wagner (Toronto, Canada)
Mendy Spalter (Morristown, Nj) to Mushkie Brikman (Crown Heights)
Shaya Liberow (Barranquilla, Columbia) to Kraindy Schapiro (Manalapan, Nj)
Levi Muskal (Wellington, Fl) to Chaya Drookman (Toronto, Canada)
Chevra Ahavas Yisroel
Yosef Stevenson (Atlanta, Ga) to Basya Hans (Miami/new York)
644 Eastern Parkway
With Gimmel Tammuz falling out this year on Shabbos, organizers are hard at work preparing for the tens of thousands expected to visit the Ohel. Registration for those wishing to spend Shabbos at the Ohel closes Wednesday. Inside: Maps, times and information for visitors.
An Israeli woman recently entered a synagogue in the city of Elad claiming she is possessed by a ‘Dibbuk.’ A ‘Kabbalist’ who took up the task of extracting the ‘Dibbuk’ claims that he has communicated with the spirit, which purportedly identified itself as the soul of a man who committed a murder 70 years ago.
Merely hours after an 18-year-old African-American teen was stabbed to death inside a Utica Ave. shoe store, another 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death barely a few hundred feet away, on the corner of Utica Ave. and Eastern Parkway – near the Crown Heights-Utica Ave. subway station, in what appears to be a related incident.
An 18-year-old African-American boy was stabbed to death Wednesday evening while shopping inside a sneaker store on the corner of Utica Ave. and Lincoln Place.
Rabbi Ben Zion Shenker is a world-renowned composer of Jewish music with more than 400 melodies to his credit. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in Brooklyn in April of 2010.