Last night, Rena Finder, one of the roughly 1,200 survivors rescued by Oskar Schindler, told her story to more than 400 people gathered at Chabad of Naples, FL.
Daily Archives: February 12, 2016
The 3rd edition of Hadras Ponim Zokon is out-of-print and to enable the publication of an expanded 4th edition of this celebrated sefer (of approximately 1,150 pages), financial assistance is needed.
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In accordance with the Rebbe’s vision for this sefer*, Hadras Ponim Zokon is sold below cost to make it affordable to talmidei yeshiva and many seforim are donated to libraries of yeshivos and shuls and gifted to Rabonim and Roshei Yeshiva. The need for financial support for its publication is thus significant.
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- “The goal of your sefer is that through reading it, people will be more scrupulous with the prohibition of removing the beard and will realize how critically important it is to grow it. To this end, it is imperative that it actually be published and distributed” (Igros Kodesh, vol. 32, p. 133). “It is customary when printing sefarim such as this to provide a discount to yeshiva students, and to publicize that you are doing so.”
A day after the shocking stabbing of a young Hasidic man in Crown Heights, elected officials gathered for a press conference and denounced the horrific and random attack.
On the northwestern slope of the iconic mountain that gave Montreal its name, the Borough of Outremont is a mix of stately but crumbling townhouses, converted warehouses, sleek luxury condo buildings, rambling mansions, and bars and boutiques common to an up-and-coming urban community.
The city’s Office of Emergency Management issued an advisory ahead of incoming low temperatures that could include sub-zero wind chills. Forecasts show a very cold weekend approaching New York, with temperatures below freezing.
We’re all familiar with the story of when the Ba’al Shem Tov asked Moshiach when he would come. Moshiach replied that the Geulah would be ushered in when the wellsprings of Chassidus were spread to the wider world.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Efrayim Mintz, executive director of the JLI, will lead a discussion on the topic – 10 Insights and Life Lessons from the Aron in the Mishkan.
Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this week’s Parasha, Terumah. This week Rabbi Benny answers the question: Why does the Torah dedicate so much content towards the building of the Tabernacle in the desert? It was a temporary structure that we will never again need physically, so why so much mention?
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique photo of the Rebbe entering a Farbrengen, circa mid-1960s.