30 Years Ago Today: A Special Chanukah in DC

Thirty years ago, on December 22, 1986 – 20 Kislev, 5747, President Ronald Reagan received a delegation of Chabad Rabbis in the Oval Office in honor of Chanukah. Led by Rabbi Avraham Shemtov of American Friends of Lubavitch, the Shluchim from across the United States presented the President with a special Menorah.

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Crown Heights Woman’s Mikvah Looking For Manager

Looking for a reliable, capable, mature woman to manage a women’s Mikvah in Crown Heights. Managing experience is preferred.

Core duties include:
– Working on site managing 5 evenings a week
– Supervising daily operations plus preparing for the nights you aren’t there
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
– Overseeing staff
– Ordering supplies
– Making sure the facility is cleaned properly
– Making sure all equipment is in working order
– Customer service

* This is a community service oriented job so please be friendly, thoughtful, a people’s person and know how to bring warmth to the job
* Due to the nature of this job it will requires a certain sensitivity to the needs today’s woman
* The facility is large and detailed, it will require certain physical abilities to maintain it properly
* Compensation based on experience

In a few words please write why you think you would be right for this position

Email your resume/details and your answer to the above question to: Bassi@Shanainc.com

Weekly Letter: The Weak Vs. the Mighty

We present a letter from the Rebbe with a timely message for this week, which spans Yud Tes Kislev and Chanukah (as it was at the time of the letter), connecting the two with the theme of not being discouraged when the “weak and the few” are confronted by the “mighty and the powerful.” And a fascinating insight in the P.S. part of the letter: using the English language to maximize the spreading of the light to the furthest reaches in the darkness, another theme of Chanukah. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.

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Retail and Customer Service Associate

As counter server, you make the day for e-biz owners, teachers and 100s of others who rely on smooth shipping and print services.


Project calm, capable attitude while working efficiently
Advise customers on shipping/printing
Develop rapport with ongoing customers
Manage/maintain equipment

1+ year customer interaction
Patience and an easy smile
Windows, MS Word, PDF
Skill for learning functions/procedures
Work in CH, grow with the company! Must include resume.

Email: info@chshippingcenter.com

Video: New York’s Best Doughnut

There’s a bajillion different types of doughnuts out there, and so many places to buy it from, so to help you out with your doughnut shopping this Chanukah, filmmaker Meir Kalmenson ventured off with the Kosher Guru to discover the best Doughnut in New York City.

Please Say Tehillim for Mrs. Shulamis Pape

Rebbetzin Shulamis Pape, a beloved educator and Mashpia in Crown Heights, has suffered a stroke and is currently being treated in the ICU. Please say Tehillim for Solika Shulamis bas Izza Aliza for a speedy and complete recovery.

Here’s My Story: The Miracle of Empathy

Mr. Charles Samuel Ramat is presently co-chairman of Neurotrop BioScience, a biotech firm trying to develop drugs to save the lives of terminally ill children and Alzheimer’s patients. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project at Chabad of the Upper West Side in April of 2016.