Hindi Krinsky, an English teacher at Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School in Lawrence, died at age 32 of complications from Crohn’s disease in August 2018. The mother from New York inspired thousands of books to be given to children around the world in her honor.
Daily Archives: October 17, 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.”
Venezuela and Libya were elected on Thursday to serve on the UN Human Rights Council despite their questionable human rights records. The US left the UNHRC in June of 2018 over its anti-Israel bias.
Place des Fêtes, located in the 19th arrondissement in Paris, became the location for another night of lively singing and dancing for Simchas Bais Hashoeva.
Turkish President Recp Tayyip Erdogan agreed to a cease-fire in northern Syria following his meeting with US President Mike Pence Thursday. The cease-fire will last 120 hours.
During the joyous days of Succos we share a letter of the Rebbe in which he addresses the question of how to attain a higher lever of joy.
Iyzik Neymark from Chabad of Chevron shared this picture in his Facebook page Thursday afternoon. As they say, what happens in Chevron doesn’t stay in Chevron.
A terrorist who allegedly tried to carry out a ramming attack against undercover Border Police officers and hit an armored vehicle was neutralized and evacuated in serious condition to the hospital. Border Police said that heavy damage was caused to the armored vehicle in which the fighters had been, but there were no IDF casualties.
United States House Representative Elijah Cummings, a powerful Democrat who represented the Baltimore district for more than two decades and was a vocal critic of President Trump, died early Thursday following an extensive illness.
Last night, IDF fighters, Border Police forces, Israel Police and the Civil Administration secured the entry of about 1,350 visitors into the tomb of Joseph, located in Shechem. During the entry, an improvised explosive device was found and neutralized by the fighters. Prayers continued as planned.