CKids is once again launching an International Menorah Contest for 5781 (2020) inviting Hebrew School students from around the world to compete for exciting prizes.
Daily Archives: December 5, 2020
With the approach of the Chag HaGeulah of Yud-Tes Kislev, Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky released an open letter to the community, reminding everyone to take part in the annual ‘Chalukas Hashas,’ an initiative begun by the Alter Rebbe following his release from prison.
House Democrats on Friday passed marijuana legalization legislation over Republican objections that a COVID-19 stimulus bill should come first.
President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of almost all US troops from the African nation of Somalia, The Pentagon announced Friday. American soldiers have been in Somalia for 13 years where they have been fighting against local al Qaeda-aligned group, al-Shabaab and training local forces.
A musical Kumzitz farbrengen for Yud Tes Kislev will be streamed live at 8:00pm Motzei Shabbos from the Ball Shem Tov Library. The event will feature Rabbi Zalman Drizin, Shliach from Kings Highway in Brooklyn, and Rabbi Ephraim Zaltzman, Shliach to Brighton Beach Brooklyn.
The Ashreinu App Team from JEM released a podcast titled “Yud Tes Kislev With The Rebbe Throughout the 5720’s.” The podcast, hosted by Bentzion Pearson, includes a wide-ranging and fascinating discussion with Rabbi Yosef Hecht on special moments from Yud Tes Kislev Farbrengens through those years. Each moment is narrated and presented together with its audio recording.
Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, author and Chasidic historian shares interesting facts, many revealed for the first time. The purpose of his program is to inspire all but especially the youth. Watch another installment here on CrownHeights.info.