Shluchim Sue FEMA for Hurricane Aid

Two Florida Shluchim launched a lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency claiming religious discrimination after they were barred from receiving hurricane aid. One month later FEMA has reversed course and will allow religious institutions to apply for and receive federal aid for disaster recovery.

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8:00pm: Announcing the 4th Annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 196, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Announcement: 4th Annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest; Is It Healthy to Suppress Emotions? Does Evil Exist or Is It Only the Absence of Good? Ahavas Yisroel: How Can We Be Expected to Love Every Person? How to Deal with a Rebellious Child? The Rubashkin Phenomenon Continued; Suggestions to R’ Jacobson

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Young Shluchos Enjoy 8 Day Winter Camp

Some 90 young Shluchos from the west coast enjoyed an eight day winter camp in the Verdugo Mountains of Glendale, California. The program was full of fun and friendship in a chassidishe atmosphere, and for many this opportunity is quite rare, and is something that many other Jewish children take for granted.