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Weekly Letter of the Rebbe: Breaking a Bad Habit

As we count our way through the days of Sefirah, a time we devote to the refining of our character, we present a letter of the Rebbe in which he gives advice on how to deal with and overcome an undesirable habit. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.

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NYPD Deploys Gunshot Detectors Around Brooklyn

Last year, the NYPD started using ShotSpotter, a technology that helps police automatically detect the sound of gunshots, and pinpoint where they came from in real time. Over the past year, the police department has deployed hundreds of tiny sensors on rooftops and light posts in several gun violence-prone precincts in Brooklyn and The Bronx.

Gov. Cuomo: Remove Statute of Limitations for Child Abuse

One day after being sharply criticized for focusing on liquor law reform while seemingly ignoring the plight of adults who had been abused as children, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday a plan to extend the statute of limitations on child abuse cases.

Here’s My Story: The Real Medicine

Rabbi Yosef Goldberg was a teacher for over 15 years and later worked for the New York City Department for the Aging. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Brooklyn, New York, in August of 2015.