The topics in this week’s 247th episode of the highly acclaimed popular MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: How Do You Explain Chassidim Violating the Rebbe’s Limit on Drinking? How Do We Balance Parental Influences with Finding Our Own Path? Why in Our Prayers Is Mention Made Only of Males and Not Females? What Can Be Done to Preserve a Marriage in Which a Spouse Suffers from a Personality Disorder? Do We Have an Obligation to Speak About the Prohibition of Abortion in Our Politically Charged Climate? What Is the Story with The Bible Unauthorized? Follow-Up: Can Anyone Just Print the Rebbe’s Talks and Disseminate His Images? Are there lessons from the Rebbe about the recent bitter cold?
Daily Archives: February 3, 2019
The community is invited to an inspirational evening honoring the Shloshim of Rabbi Yonah Avtzon A”H, with addresses by Rabbi Simon Jacobson and others. The event, for men and women, will take place at the Roza Hall (Bais Rivkah), 470 Lefferts Avenue, from 8:00 – 10:00 pm.
Newly launched BNB Kosher is an Airbnb alternative for the Jewish community around the world including Crown Heights, with every rental situated in close proximity to Synagogues, kosher restaurants and amenities.
Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations are suspended on Monday, February 4th, 2019 for Lunar New Year’s Eve. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, fares for some New York City taxis and ride shares became more expensive. New York rolled out its first phase of congestion pricing, a controversial new policy that taxes for-hire vehicles in order to fund the city’s mass transit system. For now, Ubers, Lyfts and other car services driving south of 96th Street in Manhattan will see $2.75 surcharge and yellow cabs will cost an extra $2.50.
Brooklyn Heights Jewish Academy will be holding an open house on Sunday February 10th. Rabbi Yeshayahu Greenfeld, who has just accepted the position of Educational Director will be there to discuss your child’s potential, and the schools cutting edge curriculum.
Seasons, the kosher supermarket chain that declared bankruptcy last year, has new owners and is reopening one of its closed locations. According to a news release sent Thursday, Seasons is under the ownership of the family of businessman Joseph Bistritzky, CEO of the Maramont Corp., a food services company.