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Help Reprint Sefer Hadras Ponim Zokon!

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.”

Weekly Letter: A Jewish Will

This week, in connection with our parsha, in which Yaakov takes leave of his children before his passing, and his blessings for each of them, we present a letter in which the Rebbe makes some important points about a Jewish will. 

BDE: Mrs Leah Adelman, 92, OBM

With great sadness we report the passing of Mrs Leah Adelman OBM, of Toronto Canada. She is the mother of Rabbi Chaim Adelman, Shliach to University of Massachussetts, Amherst.

After 100 Years, Vermont’s “Little Jerusalem” Comes Full Circle

Thirty five years into their emissary work in the area, Rabbi Yitzchok Raskin, co-director of programming at Chabad of Vermont, says he and his wife, Zeesy, are thrilled not only to be completing a space that will serve all the segments of the Jewish community but also completing a multi-generational Jewish circle in Burlington.

Here’s My Story: Making Waves

Until his retirement in 2012, Mr. Avraham Zigman served for decades as a musical editor and program presenter at Kol Israel. He was interviewed in his Jerusalem home in June of 2011.