Twitter Suspends Hezbollah and Hamas-Related Accounts

Hezbollah’s television station Al-Manar said on Saturday that most of the Twitter accounts associated with the station have been suspended. The accounts in English, French and Spanish were said to be suspended, but the Twitter handles of specific television shows seemed to be working, AFP reported.

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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.”

8:00pm: Why Has 770 Not Been Expanded as the Rebbe Wished?

The topics in this week’s 281st episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Why Do Some Jews Have Long Peyot and Others Do Not? Are Today’s Non-Jews Chassidei Umos Ha’Olam? Why Has 770 Not Been Expanded as the Rebbe Wished? When Is the Right Time to Consider Getting Married? How Can We Explain Capital Punishment in the Torah: Does One Really Deserve to Be Stoned to Death for Violating Shabbat?

Video of the Day

On Sunday, Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, and The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous co-hosted a reunion between Holocaust survivors from Israel Yossi Mor (previously Yosef Mordechai) and his sister Sarah Yanai, and their wartime rescuer Melpomeni Dina (née Gianopoulou) from Greece.

Picture of the Day

Imagine walking down a Brooklyn street and discovering a New Chabad House, so new in fact that it isn’t even staffed by Chabad. Two Lubavitchers came across such a place on Metropolitan Ave, but something just wasn’t right. The hebrew letters saying “Chabad Williamsburg” were the wrong way around, sparking their interest. They entered the “Chabad House” to discover that it was really a TV set for an upcoming show. Needless to say that by the time they left at least one person had put on tefillin.