According to the Met Museum, it’s a 6th century Egyptian amulet, made with a leather black box and has straps. It also looks suspiciously like a pair of tefillin shel rosh.
Daily Archives: July 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.”
The topics in this week’s 319th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Which Takes Precedent: Doing a Mitzvah or Helping My Wife? Why Was Moshiach Born on Tisha B’Av? How Is the Uniqueness of the Arizal an Antidote to the Nine Days? Does Bitachon Apply Also for Trusting G-d to Provide Us With Luxuries? What Is the War of Gog and Magog Before the Coming of Moshiach?
In accordance with the Rebbe’s personal wish, Vaad Or V’chom is putting together an extensive program to help mark the day of Chof Av, covering several topics in multiple languages in an effort to reach a wide range of demographics.
The most recent casualty to COVID-19 in Crown Heights is Twibar Falafel, a new falafel joint on Empire Blvd. One week ago the owners were forced to throw in the towel, announcing that they would be closing their doors for good.
As reported previously, an exciting addition is being made to this year’s course, with the inclusion of a new presenter Rabbi Mendel Klyne, principal and teacher at Cheder Chabad Detroit.
Just imagine – NO Mikvah to drive to, and even taking a few hour flight is more complicated now, and often not even possible. Only the freezing cold Atlantic Ocean. Please open your hearts and give generously.