Shluchim to Asia Inspired at Regional Kinus

The 37 Shluchim families from across Asia that gathered this week in Thailand for the annual regional Kinus Hashluchim enjoyed three inspiration filled days. In accordance with the spirit of Hakhel, this year’s Kinus was expanded to include men, women and children. The participants enjoyed Shiurim, workshops, Farbrengens and more.

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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.”

Former Choir Boy Turns Chabad Campus Rabbi

During a two-week period several years ago, Matthew Devlin felt hopeless. The 18-year-old came to rest his head one night on a table in a Manhattan Starbucks. Waking up from a deep sleep, he met a Chabad teen who told him that there was a place called “770,” where he could find some help. At the time, Devlin, who has a Jewish mother and a Catholic father, didn’t know that he was a Jew. But figuring he had nothing to lose, he used his last Metrocard swipe to travel south to Brooklyn.

Weekly Story: Yechidus Is No Simple Matter

Related the Rebbe Maharash: “In general, it is recommended to go to sleep lying on one’s left side and wake up on the right side. While most people can simply turn over in bed, it is extremely painful for me to do so. Instead, I wash negel vasser, get up, walk to the other side of the bed, and lie down again.”