BDE: Reb Avraham Flint, 72, OBM

With great sadness we report the passing of Reb Avraham Flint OBM, a brilliant and learned chossid and Crown Heights resident. He passed away on Sunday the 26th of Teves, 5781. Updated with Levaya information

8:00pm: What Are We to Make of President Trump and Events of This Week? Are We Headed Toward Civil War?

The topics in this week’s 339th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: What Are We to Make of President Trump and Events of This Week? Are We Headed Toward Civil War? How Do We Deal With the Deepest Darkness? Did the Rebbe Ever Speak About Mental Illness, Suicide and Related Issues? How Should I Address My Husband Who Chooses Not to Connect and Provide Unconditional Love to His Children Because They Are More Modern? What Can We Do About Our Son Who Suddenly Stopped Talking to Us?

JEM: Perfect Timing

At 10:30pm on the eve of 24 Teves 5573 (1812), the Alter Rebbe, founder of the Chabad movement, passed away, in a small town in Eastern Europe. At that exact moment one hundred and fifty years later, in Brooklyn, New York, his successor the Rebbe, held a unique farbrengen. Rabbi Leibel Shapiro recalls that special commemoration.