New York voters will be asked on November 7th whether they want to call a constitutional convention — as required by law every 20 years — where elected delegates would consider changes to the governmental blueprint. If a convention is approved, any recommended changes would have to be ratified by voters.
Daily Archives: November 1, 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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In accordance with the Rebbe’s vision for this sefer*, Hadras Ponim Zokon is sold below cost to make it affordable to talmidei yeshiva and many seforim are donated to libraries of yeshivos and shuls and gifted to Rabonim and Roshei Yeshiva. The need for financial support for its publication is thus significant.
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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.”
Gymboree has pulled a dress after receiving complaints its “snowflake” design resembled the Star of David Jews were forced to wear on their clothing during the Holocaust.
In 1998, a young man had his Bar Mitzvah celebrated at Hadar Hatorah in Crown Heights. Nineteen years later, he wants to thank those who assisted him, and shared two photos of the event with Lubavitch Archives. Can you identify the Bar Mitzvah revelers?
Writing for the Huffington Post, Shliach to the State of Montana Rabbi Chaim Bruk relates the touching story of his mother’s tragic passing seven years ago, and the adopted baby girl he just named after her.
The board of United Lubavitcher Yeshiva is moving to retake control over the dormitory building at 749 Eastern Parkway, which has been occupied and controlled by unauthorized residents and outside provocateurs – many of whom are not even students in the Yeshiva – for over a decade.
This weekend, Shabbos Parshas Vayera (November 3-5), more than 1,000 college and university students with their campus Shluchim and Shluchos from more than 100 schools around the world will be coming to Crown Heights for the largest Chabad on Campus student Pegisha ever.
Rabbi Chesky Tenenbaum has always felt a great sense of responsibility and gratitude to those who put their lives on the line to protect and serve others. That selfless attitude in part sparked the inspiration behind the formation of the Jewish Uniformed Service Association of Maryland, which Tenenbaum started in conjunction with Chabad-Lubavitch of Maryland five years ago.
On Thursday, 13 Cheshvan (November 2), there will be a rally at the Ohel for all children ages 5 to 12, featuring arts and crafts, a raffle, sandwiches and an amazing program. Buses will leave 770 at 5:00pm and return at 7:45pm. Transportation will cost $3.
The City Planning Commission on Monday approved a plan to repurpose the Bedford-Union Armory over community protests and concerns about the controversial redevelopment project.
Rabbi Herschel and Chana Finman have taken their passions for Judaism, sustainability, food and art, and combined them as part of a new center, Jewish Ferndale, named for its location in a Detroit suburb.