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Daily Archives: February 11, 2019
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.”
Yosef Hershkop, a resident of Crown Heights Brooklyn, is a healthcare executive and involved in several Jewish organizations. Following the recent ant-Semitic remarks made by Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, Mr Hershkop looked to Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, the Congressional representative of Crown Heights, for a statement.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has come under fire and isolated for an anti-Semitic tweet. Despite an expedient apology, Omar is due to speak this month at a fundraising event alongside a senior charity official who has praised killing Jews in the past.
This video, outlining the history of Sichos in English and Rabbi Yonah Avtzon a”h, was presented at the community gathering to mark his shloshim.
The man accused of massacring 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year in the deadliest attack on a US Jewish institution pleaded not guilty on Monday in federal court to a dozen additional charges including hate crimes.
We present a photo of Reb Meilech Zwiebel a”h with Reb Shulem Malik of Boro Park, circa 1970s. Photo is courtesy of Rabbi Chaim Dalfin.
Following the successful Men’s and Woman’s evening events, the winners of the Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah Auction have been announced.
The KSCVK Woman’s Auction Event saw a turnout of hundreds in a highly successful event. The event was in support of Keren Simchas Choson V’Kallah run by Mrs. Devorah Benjamin. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Hedva Levy, who through her unique style, had the crowd on their feet.