This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 137, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Should We Think of the Election Results? How Valid is Science in the Eyes of Torah? Is There Any Truth to the Big Bang? How Literal are Torah Events? How Can I Give My Child a Healthy Outlook on Money? Is G-d Overlooking Me? Is The Neshama Higher than Torah?
Daily Archives: November 13, 2016
Dear Patients, Good News!
We wish to advise our patients that for your convenience the Pediatric Office on Eastern Parkway will be going back to:
NORMAL HOURS & NORMAL SCHEDULE:
- OFFICE WILL BE OPEN
- Sunday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
- Monday to Thursday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
- Friday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
- Saturday: CLOSED
- WALK-IN HOURS
- Monday to Thursday:
- 8:00am to 10:00am & 5:00pm to 7:00pm
- 8:00am to 9:00am
- Monday to Thursday:
If your child has a fever, please inform the front desk prior to your arrival and/or at the time of making the appointment.
Dr. Eli Rosen & Associates
While visiting my ailing mom in Brooklyn, just a few months before her untimely passing, I shared with her the exciting news that Chavie and I were going to adopt a second baby. She pondered the idea that we’d have adoptive Irish twins, thirteen months apart, and after a few moments, she gave me her loving motherly look and asked “Why so quick? What’s the rush”? I’m still uncertain where my answer came from, perhaps directly from my soul: “Mom”, I said, “I thought we don’t believe in family planning!”. She smiled, accepted it, and shared my witty comeback with whoever would listen.
A group of students from Texas A&M, State University and Rice University are in New York City to participate in the Jewfest Shabbaton, Chabad on Campus’ annual convention. As they toured Manhattan on Friday, they bumped into four sailors who were giving out floral bouquets in honor of Veteran’s day. The group thanked the sailors for their service, and discovered that one of the sailors had a Jewish maternal grandmother. They proceeded to help him put on Tefillin for the first time in his life, and danced together to celebrate.
A CrownHeights.info reader submitted photos of a Swastika that was spray-painted on a sidewalk on a block predominantly populated by Jewish residents, located just around the corner from the 71st Police Precinct. Police are now investigating the incident as a hate crime.
This week Russian Jewry merited to celebrate an important milestone. The entire six tractates of Mishna have been translated into Russian along with many different commentaries and explanations, which will make it easier to learn for Russian speaking Jews all over the world.
Excitement filled the air of Crown Heights this past week as hundreds of boys from the local mosdos filled nine locations throughout the neighborhood for the Yeshivas Erev Yehuda Kalman evening learning program.