Weekly Story: All Just to Help One More Person

The man did as he was told, and after standing there for some time, he saw a car pull up in front of the Rebbe’s house and like he was told, someone got out and opened the door on the passenger side and stood there. That must be the secretary he thought and that means the Rebbe is about to come out. Sure enough, a moment later, the door of the Rebbe’s house opened and the Rebbe began walking down towards the car.

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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.”

Empire Recalls 5 Tons of Contaminated Chicken

Poultry processor Empire Kosher (no affiliation with the Crown Heights supermarket that goes by the same name), is recalling approximately five tons of raw chicken breasts that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced.

Weekly Letter: The Role of a Jewish Woman

This week, as we read in the Torah Parshas Chayei Sarah, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he underlines the highest goal of a Jewish woman, that of akeres ha’bayis,  and discusses this in light of contemporary thinking. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.