CTeen’s Thank Crown Heights

Last Friday, Over 2,000 teens from around the world united in Crown Heights for a weekend of inspiration at the largest and most impressive CTeen International Shabbaton to date. Here is a thank you massage they want to share with the resident of Crown Heights.

Weekly Story: “If he Said it, it is so”

by Rabbi Sholom Avtzon

Reb Pinchos Koritzer once called in one of his chassidim and instructed him to travel to certain cities and towns in order to raise money. At that time he also gave him a paper on which he wrote the names of chassidim, stating you should make sure to meet each one and inform them of the reason you are visiting on my behalf.

Rabbi Benny’s Weekly Torah Thought: The One With the Watermelon Fund

Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this week’s Parsha, Vayakhel. This week Rabbi Benny answers the question: Why did the very skilled craftsmen who worked on the Tabernacle also spend their time crafting the very simple items such as hooks and pegs? Couldn’t they work on the elaborate stuff, while leaving the simple work to other, less talented workers?