An twelfth update of guidelines for the Crown Heights Jewish community has been published with new recommendations as well as reminders for measures that will keep Crown Heights safe.
Daily Archives: March 26, 2020
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.”
LIVE AT 8:00PM: The Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Miami is inviting you to participate in a virtual Farbrengen in honor of Beis Nissan with their illustrious Rosh Yeshiva Harav Y. L. Schapiro tonight at 8:00.
With the start of Chumash Vayikra – Toras Kohanim — we share a letter of the Rebbe in which he addresses the seeming contradiction between the “democratic orientation of Judaism ” with the idea of hereditary classes, yichus, such as Kohanim.
LIVE AT 7:00PM: As the 100th Yartzeit of the Rebbe Rashab Beis Nissan approaches and in this period when people are at home practicing social isolation due to Corona-virus, Vaad HaTmimim has put together a Kinus in honor of this occasion and in preparation for Yud Alef Nissan, the Rebbe’s 118th birthday.
Rabbi Yitzchok Raitport, a well known Rav and Rosh Kollel in Boro Park, has announced his intentions to commission a new Sefer Torah for the whole of Klal Yisroel.
Come out with your family, and cheer up the choson and kallah, Berel Lavner and Rivkie Levinson with your signs, instruments, dancing, clapping and cheering.
CBDChabad Sydney is in a unique position to organize and distribute supplies and since the beginning of the week, providing basic care packages that are compromised of food and hygiene products to assist those who are in isolation.
Rabbi Nissan Dovid Dubov of Chabad Wimbledon has produced a Seder Made Simple tutorial video which is a guide on how to make a simple Seder even if alone while quarantine. With millions of Jews in isolation throughout the world, many will be making their own seder for the very first time.
Beis Medrash L’Shluchim, will be hosting an online farbrengen in honor of Beis Nissan – 100 years that will be open for all anash. The farbrengen will iy”h be led by Rabbi Sholom Avtzon, an author who is currently working on a book about the life of the Rebbe Rashab.
In honor of the Rebbe Rashab’s 100th Yom Hilula, Beis Nissan 5780, we share with you a creative retelling of the famous story of his, ‘What is A Chasid? A Lamplighter…’ This famous lamplighter tale is presented with the Rebbe’s deep lessons on it, retold in rhyme by Rabbi Bentzion Elisha.
From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.
We present an update in the Levaya and Shiva, times and locations, for Mrs. Henya Lasky OBM, who passes away yesterday.
Days after Argentine police raided a mikvah in Buenos Aires for disobeying coronavirus shutdown orders, local Orthodox rabbis and government authorities agreed on a system that will allow the ritual baths to stay open.
Rabbi Yossy Goldman has served as a Chabad emissary in Johannesburg, South Africa, since 1976. He is the senior rabbi at the city’s Sydenham Shul and president of the South African Rabbinical Association. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter Project in October of 2014.
Brooklyn Borough Hall office released a complete update on Coronavirus (COVID-19), with up to date information, as well as city and state rules and reliefs enacted for the people of New York City.
A new report from the Knesset Research and Information Center prepared at the request of Knesset Coronavirus Committee Chairman MK Ofer Shelah reveals that in Israel, there are currently only 1,437 available ventilators.
Pop artist Yitzchok Moully has done it again, creating a masterpiece of art that resonates with the times. Join today, Thursday, as he makes this collaborative work VIA Facebook and Instagram Live.