In Iowa, Rabbi Serves Up Great Food and Greater Wisdom

Rabbi Yossi Jacobson will join his neighbors throughout Iowa and head out for caucus night tonight, when as every four years they will be the first in the nation to vote in the always-contentious presidential primaries.

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Oholei Torah Chai

Video: Hasidic Jews Watch ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

In this latest video by Jew in the City, See what happens when actual Hasidic Jews watch scenes from “Fiddler on the Roof” for the first time. The cast includes Abe Karpen – an actor who starred alongside Natalie Portman in “New York, I Love You” – as well as Yeshaya KarpAvremi Toron and L.A. Rosenzweig.

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Eber’s Wine & Liquor Purim Sale

Video: The Power of a Chasidic Tale

Everybody loves a good story. Chassidim have always had the custom to tell stories of Tzadikkim. In this lecture, Rabbi Abba Perelmuter of Long Beach, CA, eloquently describes the power of stories, why chassidim love telling stories of tzaddikim, and why people love listening to them.

Info to Be Menachem Avel Rabbi Moshe Wiener

Rabbi Moshe Wiener is sitting Shiva after the passing of his father, R’ Zev Volf, OBM, at 581 Crown St. [between Albany and Troy Aves.] until Shabbos. Shachris – 7:30am. Mincha – 4:45pm. Maariv – bizmano. Hamokom Yenachem Eschem Besoch She’ar Aveilei Tzion V’yerushalaim.