8:00pm: Agoraphobia on Yom Tov; Why Does G-d Need Us to Constantly Thank Him? Coping with Tragedy; Does G-d Rule Over Us or Dwell Within Us?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 83, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Agoraphobia on Yom Tov; Why Does G-d Need Us to Constantly Thank Him? Coping with Tragedy; Does G-d Rule Over Us or Dwell Within Us? Continued: Intrusive Mother-in-law and Mental Health.

New Shluchim to Pennsylvania

After a trip to the Ohel last night, Rabbi Boruch and Rivkah Greenberg informed family and friends that they will be moving on Shlichus to Allentown, Pennsylvania, where they will establish a campus Chabad House at Muhlenberg College.

Picture of the Day: Rivkah Would Not Bow

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin paid a visit to Pope Francis in Rome, accompanied by his personal secretary Rivkah – an Orthodox-Jewish woman. When a person usually greets the pope, they shake his hand and bow down. But when Rivkah’s turn came to greet the pope, she explained to him that for religious reasons she could not shake his hand, nor could she bow down since he was wearing a cross. The pope then covered his cross with his hand, and bowed down to her!

Sun. & Mon. Parking Rules and Regulations

Tomorrow, Labor Day Monday, hundreds of thousands will be attending the annual West Indian American Day Parade in Crown Heights. Celebrations begin Sunday evening and run through Monday night. CrownHeights.info has compiled all the info you need to know in order to navigate the gridlocked neighborhood.