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8:00pm: Were the Original Jews Dark Skinned?

The topics in this week’s 426th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Why Is Kislev Called the Month of Geulah? What Is the Meaning of Geulah? What Is the Main Contribution of the Mitteler Rebbe? Are There Any Authentic Surviving Paintings of the Patriarchs or Moses? Were the Original Jews Dark Skinned? Why Do We Pray? Are Our Prayers Answered?

Picture of the Day

Rain didn’t dampen the Simcha felt at today’s Hachnasas Sefer Torah procession in memory of Reb Aron Baitz OBM which took place in Crown Heights. This image captures the moments as the procession turned from Empire Blvd to Brooklyn Ave on its way to Aliyah on East New York.

Video of the Day

Check out this time lapse video from Mendel Kulski, a member of the staff of the Kinus Hashluchim 5783, as he shows you how a basketball court was transformed into a dining hall for thousands of guest Rabbis.

Man Busted Stealing Ancient Artifacts in Israel, Found With Coin From The Times of Chanukah

In the course of Border Police activity northwest of Kibbutz Ramat Hashofet, a 33-year-old resident of Kiryat Shemona was spotted using a metal detector in a registered archaeological site. One find was especially interesting – an ancient coin of Antiochos IV, dated to 169–164 BCE. “Antiochos IV was designated ‘Epiphanes’, meaning ‘God Manifest”, but behind his back, his subjects called him ‘Epimanes’ – The Madman”.