8:00pm: Was the Maharal’s Golem a Myth?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 189, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What Can We Learn from the 40th Anniversary of Rosh Chodesh Kislev? Lessons from the Kinnus HaShluchim; Was the Maharal’s Golem a Myth? What Message Does Thanksgiving Have for Us? What Is the Line Between Healthy Pride and Arrogance? Do We Always Have to Forgive?

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Residents Upset at 4am Police Wake-Up Sirens

President Street residents are up in arms over a 4:00am ‘wake-up call’ they received courtesy of an NYPD patrol cruiser announcing that residents must come out and move their cars. One reader, Amir P., was so upset that he called it “brutality” and authored a letter about this shocking experience.

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Young Shluchim Pose for Group Photo

While their fathers participate in the International Kinus Hashluchim, the ‘Tzeirai Hashluchim’ have a program of their own, from which they draw inspiration from their counselors and peers – who are on Shlichus as well. Together, they posed for their own group photo in front of 770. Large photo in the Extended Article!

Photos: The Shluchim’s Pan Kloli

One of the highs of the Kinus Hashluchim is when the Pan Kloli [general pan] is read at the Ohel. On Friday, all of the Shluchim attending the Kinus signed the Pan Kloli, requesting improvement in world economy, strength to increase the number of Chabad Houses worldwide, spare us from tragedy and to take us out of Golus and bring Moshiach.

Weekly Story: Where We Stand

When King Antiyuchis ruled over Eretz Yisroel and (amongst his other evil actions) declared it illegal to read publically the weekly Torah Parsha, in order to remind the populace of what the parsha was speaking about, the sages instituted that we say passages of the prophets that discuss a similar theme to what we would have been reading in the Torah.

Weekly Letter: To the Editor of the J.C.

This week, we present a sharply-worded letter to the editor of the Jewish Chronicle (in the UK) – written in 1968 by the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel – protesting an article in the JC in which the author had written disparagingly about our forefathers, Rivkah and Yaakov, within the context of the narrative described in Parshas Toldos.