Campers at Gan Israel-Detroit sit in the dining room with their counselor in the summer of 1968. Can you identify anyone in the photo? Bonus photo in the extended article.
Daily Archives: August 17, 2016
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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.”
Women who take the common pain reliever acetaminophen (brand name Tylenol) during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with behavior problems than those who don’t use the drug, a British study suggests.
The campers and staff of Gan Yisroel-NY had an inspiring and fun-filled sixth week of camp, the highlights of which were captured in this video.
Kids can learn a lot on a playground. They learn about cooperation, sportsmanship, leadership, independence and to try new things. Conveying that message in a video, as well as a concerted voting campaign, helped Chabad of Tampa Bay, FL, win a national contest to receive a $20,000 grant for a new playground.
On Monday night, after an amazing sunny day of sports, water activities, and lots of learning, the shul at Camp Gan Yisroel-Montreal was literally shaking from the enthusiasm and spirit! When the CGI family, singer Eli Marcus and musician Fitche Bensimon get together it is an event not to be missed.
By the time most people on the East Coast had finished lunch and returned to work, Jack Hananya of Long Island, N.Y., was in recovery in a Manhattan hospital room, having just received a life-saving gift thanks to two Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries and a little matchmaking.
Amid a visit to rural Iowa for the purpose of Hashgacha on kosher meat, the Rebbe of Satmar-Kiryas Yoel, Rabbi Aharon Teitelbaum, paid a visit to the Chabad Yeshiva in Postville, where he discussed words of Torah with the students and faculty.
Not too long ago there were only two types of people living in Crown Heights: African/Caribbean-Americans and Lubavitcher Chasidic Jews. Today, “Hipsters, Modern Orthodox transplants and a growing progressive wing within Chabad are redefining both sides of Eastern Parkway” reports The Jewish Week.
Next Wednesday, 20 Av, marks 72 years since the passing of the Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, OBM. This week, leading up to his Yahrtzeit, JEM is pleased to present a fascinating WhatsApp series on Rabbi Levi Yitzchak’s profound impact on the Rebbe’s teachings, and the generations that follow.