Rabbi Benny Hershcovich, Shliach in Cabo S. Lucas, Mexico, delivers his brief and hilarious thought on this week’s Parsha, Behar. This week Rabbi Benny answers the question: Why does the Torah first command us to agriculturally rest on the seventh sabbatical year, only afterwards telling us about working the land during the preceding six years? Shouldn’t the order have been reversed?
Daily Archives: May 27, 2016
Lying down on the ground Ivan saw the train slow down to almost a standstill as it approached the curve and then proceeded very slowly. This was the moment he was waiting for. Running over to one of the back cars, he grabbed hold of the ladder and climbed up.
Soviet Jewish underground rabbi Hillel Zaltzman made history by being honored at the US Senate in Washington, D.C. A special award was presented to him by Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland), who said that Rabbi Zaltzman is an inspiration to all.
Alicia Boyd, the notoriously anti-Semitic and anti-white founder of the Movement to Protect the People (MTOPP), an organization which uses hateful tactics to oppose any commercial developments in Crown Heights, allegedly assaulted a worker who was cutting grass at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, a witness told CrownHeights.info.
Cheder at the Ohel had its annual Lag Ba’omer Parade in Valley Stream State Park. The theme was Hakhel.
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Hilel Heller, Rosh Yeshiva of the Westchester Yeshiva, will lead a discussion on the topic of Sefiras Ha’omer.
Applications are now open for 30 affordable apartments in a large, newly constructed building in Crown Heights. One-bedroom apartments will cost only $913 per month, and two-bedrooms will go for $1,065 per month. The apartments will be raffled off among the eligible applicants.
CrownHeights.info and Lubavitch Archives present a unique collection of photos of the Rebbe at the 1987 Lag Ba’omer Parade.
The Comrades Marathon is to South Africa what the New York City Marathon is to the United States. Only two times as long. At 90 kilometers, or 56 miles, the world’s oldest and largest marathon is billed as the ultimate human race. When the gun goes off this Sunday morning at 5:30, 20,000 runners will descend from the Kwazulu Natal town of Pietermaritzburg to Durban on the sea. Along the way, they will be feted by course-side bands and adoring spectators. And Rabbi Shlomo Wainer.