The Mezuzah Scandal has taken another step, as Rabbi Wolf of Chicago responds to the Hazmanah sent by Vaad Rabonai Lubavitch. His answer, he will only go to a Beis Din in his home town of Chicago
Daily Archives: January 10, 2019
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This Shabbos at the Besht: Rabbi Yehuda Clapman is a practicing sofer for 50 years, he is the sofer of 770 for the past 40 years. Rabbi Clapman studied safrus with Rabbi Eliezer Zirkind OBM. He will be speaking on the topic, Buying teffilin and mezuzos,What to look out for when purchasing teffilin and mezuzos for yourself or for mivtzoyim.
Eastern Parkway was filled Thursday as people bade farewell to Rabbi Yonah Avtzon OBM, an icon of Crown Heights. Rabbi Avtzon passed away overnight Wednesday night, and due to family flying in, the Levaya was held Thursday morning. As it passed 770, hundreds of community members could be seen accompanying him to his final resting place.
This week, we present a letter of the Rebbe in which he discusses the merit of Jewish names , which helped in our redemption from Egypt. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Following the recent allegations of Posul Mezuzos being sold in Crown Heights, one of the establishments targeted has released a letter to its customers standing behind its sale of STaM.
In the days leading up to Yud Shevat in 5747, the Rebbe urged Bochurim and Anash to get tested on their studies and send in the results. In honor of Yud Shevat next week, JEM published a clip of highlights from that time. Watch until the end to see the Bochurim being tested.
A movement bent on giving a moment of meaning and value has launched a message a day named “Meaningful Minute.
Herschel Lazaroff is the director of the Center for the Advancement of Creativity and Human Potential based in Monsey, New York, and a promoter of healing techniques based on Torah, Kabbalah and chasidic teachings. He was interviewed in July of 2018.
Of the five minors arrested over a murder, the police today asked the court to release four to house arrest under restrictive conditions, while the detention of the fifth suspect was extended until Tuesday.
Rabbi Noach Bernstein is sitting Shiva for his brother Moishe z’l. He will be sitting Shiva at 852 Eastern Parkway, 3rd Floor, and needs Minyanim three times a day. Shachris is at 9:15am, Mincha and Maariv bzman.
It’s an area known for its top-tier schools and pricey real estate, but not so much for its Judaism. Still, now that Alto de Pinheiro’s first permanent Chabad Jewish Center has opened its doors, that may be changing.