A couple was killed Wednesday evening during a reported robbery in progress in their Crown Heights home on Winthrop Street.
Daily Archives: February 7, 2018
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.”
In honor of Chof Beis Shvat, which this year marks the 30th year to the passing of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, Rabbi Lipa Brennan shares a personal story from which he learned a lesson in caring for another personal, especially if its someone they care about.
Budget international airline Wow Air was spotted using the OK Koshers’ kosher symbol without authorization on a number of dairy meals it serves on flights to Tel Aviv.
Chabad of Georgetown, Brooklyn held their annual Chof Beis Shvat Women’s Dinner last night, filling Rabbi Avrohom Holtzberg’s Shul with close to two hundred women. The evening, emceed by Sterny Holtzberg, began with the candle lighting ceremony and the recitation of the Rebbe and Rebbitzins Kapital said by the Shlucha Rebbitzin Shulamis Holtzberg.
In honor of Chof Beis Shvat, Jewish Educational Media put together a video montage featuring nine personal accounts of people’s unique interactions with the Rebbetzin, who was known for her modesty, including many newly-recorded interviews from the My Encounter with the Rebbe project.
This weekly fast moving — yet inspiring — 1-minute video on the weekly Parsha is created by Yitzchok Schmuckler, a Bochur from Montreal. This week’s video for Parshas Mishpotim is titled: Which are the Greatest Commandments?
Former Chief of Israel, Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, delivered a lecture on the subject of “Shabbat. The Day of Rest. Discover the religious, social, national, and family benefits of this important day”.
Hundreds of women and girls gathered for a Chof Beis Shvat gathering and farbrengen in honor of Chof Beis Shvat, the yohrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka.
Months of preparation are culminating in this final stretch of round-the-clock hustle and bustle as the untiring Kinus staff puts the finishing touches to what is set to be the largest International Kinus Hashluchos yet.
The American born teenager who is suspected of making hundreds of bomb threats to JCC’s and Jewish institutions in the US is back in custody after he briefly escaped.