Weekly Letter: The Importance of Shabbos Observance

The last few parshios teach about the construction of the mishkan – and in the present parsha we are reminded about the observance of Shabbos and told that however important the construction of the mishkan is – we may not desecrate the Shabbos to build it. We present a letter of the Rebbe about the importance of Shabbos observance – even when it is very difficult to do so when it conflicts with one’s very successful career.

Coronavirus: Why Are We Afraid and What Are We Doing About It?

The Coronavirus used to be a world away, part of another continent we barely thought connected. Just weeks later it’s hit the United States hard, and is effecting our lives in many ways. Schools are closing, hoarding has started, and the panic is is growing at a startling rate. So what actually is Coronavirus? What is it we are so afraid of? What is being done to prevent it?