A Yud Tes Kislev Farbrengen was held in the Beis Medresh Neimos Hachaim in Boro Park, led by Mashpia Rabbi Dovber Pinson.
Daily Archives: December 1, 2015
Throughout all the divisions of Oholei Torah Yud Tes Kislev was marked with Farbrengens and Kinusei Hakhal in honor of the auspicious day.
Samantha Busey, 17, is part of a weighty project taking place in Boca Raton, Fla. The CTeen member is raising funds to restore a Holocaust-era Torah that was brought to America from Russia.
On the heels of the class action lawsuit filed recently against New York State and the East Ramapo School District, a Rockland County assemblyman is set to introduce legislation that seeks to add teeth to a 90-year-old law – which has never been enforced – that requires private schools in New York State to provide their students with a secular education on par with the state’s public schools.
An African-American man, along with a few bystanders, helped apprehend a shoplifter who stole a toy from a Kingston Avenue store.
“They are a living reminder of the challenges facing a city struggling to make room for all its current residents, and all the new ones to come: the people of an older Crown Heights, who cannot afford the new,” writes the New York Times in a profile on Crown Heights residents who were forced to move out due to rising rents associated with gentrification.
A playlist of seven videos in connection with Yud Tes Kislev that was compiled by JEM and shared with the community in honor of this auspicious day.
In a legislative move that is being touted as historic, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council have reached an agreement to fund at least one security guard for every religious and private school with 300 students or more if a school requests it.
This past Motzei Shabbos, Parshas Vayishlach, the Rockland County Community once again celebrated Yud Tes Kislev with a gala Melava Malka, organized by Heichal Menachem of Monsey. The Melava Malka was attended by prominent Rabbonim and drew a diverse crowd of close to one thousand people, representing the entire spectrum of Yidden, all in their yearning and appreciation in this turbulent era, forAvodas Hashem as it is illuminated via Chassidus.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Vayeishev. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How important is it to be part of a community?
Chabad’s Terror Victims Project (CTVP) has just returned from making highly emotional shiva calls to the families of two young Israelis brutally murdered during the recent wave of horrific terror attacks sweeping across Israel.