Weekly Story: How Can I Demand?

One evening two mashpi’im entered the Frierdiker Rebbe’s room for a yechidus. They both asked the same question. How can I demand from others to improve? I know I am not perfect, so what gives me the moral authority to demand from somebody else to improve themselves? Don’t our sages instruct us adorn yourself and then adorn someone else!

70 Years Ago: Kingston Ave. Trolley’s Last Ride

Yesterday marked 70 years since the discontinuation of the trolley that ran up and down Kingston Avenue, known as the Tompkins Avenue line, which saw its final ride on August 24, 1947, after which it was replaced with bus service.

Weekly Letter: Greetings to the King of Spain

This week, as we begin the month of Elul, we present a letter of greeting from the Rebbe to the king of Spain. In it, the Rebbe points out the significance of the month of Elul, a time when the King of Kings goes out into the field, and a time of preparation for the Day of Judgment for Jews and for all mankind. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.

Every Child Needs a Parent at Home

Whether you have children or not, some things are just fundamentally understood. A child needs a parent! For children to grow in a healthy, confident, and stable manner, they need parental support and guidance.

Please Say Tehillim for…

Please take a moment and say a Kapital Tehillim for Faiga Bas Rochel, who is having a very serious emergency procedure, beginning at 11am in Mount Sinai hospital.