Gemara Contest in its Second Year

An successful program launched last year by Igud Hamelamdim named Mivtza Torah – Gemara Bifnim, which is an innovative program that motivates students to work on mastering the skill of learning “bifnim” – inside the text, is now in its second year. With the new year, comes some new features to help internalize the learning.

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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.”

Picture of the Day

Capital Chabad celebrated Tu B’Shevat at the New York State Assembly in Albany. Pictured are Rabbi Yisroel Rubin, Capital Chabad; Rabbi Nachman Simon, Delmar Chabad; Rabbi Motti Rubin, Colonie Chai Jewish Center Chabad; Rabbi Yossi Rubin, Clifton Park Chabad; with many members of the Assembly including Speaker Carl Hastie and the students of B’nos Chai High School.