Montreal’s Chabad community celebrated Simchas Beis HaShoeva on Motzai Shabbos in front of the Lubavitch Yeshiva with live music, cotton candy, popcorn and a barbecue.
Daily Archives: October 8, 2017
The 3rd edition of Hadras Ponim Zokon is out-of-print and to enable the publication of an expanded 4th edition of this celebrated sefer (of approximately 1,150 pages), financial assistance is needed.
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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.”
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 183, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Is Simchas Torah Only For Men? What Is the Significance of Simchas Beis HaShoaivah Today? Why Is the Dancing of Simchas Torah Called Hakofot (Circles)? How Is It Fine That Some Leaders in Tanach Married Non-Jews? Was the Rebbe’s Prophecy About Moshiach Unfulfilled?
Outgrowing the small building courtyard on Empire Boulevard, the “Yemenite Simchas Beis Hashoeva” moved to the large hall at Lubavitcher Yeshiva and with hundreds in attendance they danced all evening to the tunes true to their Yemenite heritage.
SEE IT: A 12-year-old Jewish boy was brutally assaulted by a group of black pre-teens in a brazen attack on Friday night along Eastern Parkway. Family members miffed by the inaction of many police officers.
Vladivostok’s Beit Sima synagogue celebrated its 100th-anniversary last week. It is the only synagogue in Primorsky Krai region and the oldest functioning synagogue in all of Russia’s Far-East.
As we complete the yearly cycle of the Torah readings and prepare to begin anew from the beginning, we present a unique piece — a question presented by a participant in a weekly Torah class in Manhattan by a group of intellectuals in the mid-1940s, in which Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel was asked by the Frierdiker Rebbe to participate, which the Rebbe, then known as the Ramash, answered in writing.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Monday, October 9, for Columbus Day. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Thousands flocked to Crown Heights to participate in the first gathering of Simchas Beis Hashuevah accompanied by live music on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.
This Sukkos, close to 100 young men and women from Melbourne’s Young-Yeshivah community gathered for a Simchas Beis Hashoevah BBQ Bash Party. Young-Yeshivah is a vibrant satellite community of Melbourne’s Yeshivah Centre, and caters for singles, couples and families ranging from the not-yet-twenties through the past-thirties.
Anonymous hate letters bearing inflammatory rhetoric have been reported by multiple businesses in Brooklyn and Manhattan, prompting an investigation of the mail by the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force.