Weekly Story: Pass It Forward

A mother was driving in a rainstorm on a major road, her four young children in the car, when the car broke down. She was able to steer onto the shoulder of the road and got out of the car, hoping a motorist will stop by and assist her. However, five, ten and thirty long minutes passed and the cars just zoomed by her.

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8:00pm: Are Lavish Dinners in the Spirit of Chasidism?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 167, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How Does a Chassid Look at Summer Vacation? How Do We Reconcile Chassidus’ Emphasis on Non-Indulgence in Material Delights with the Lavish Dinners Thrown by Chassidic Institutions? Is Marijuana Different Than Other Recreational Stress Relievers? Are We Halachically Obligated to Protect the Environment?

Video Gallery: Survival of a Nation

JLI’s newest course, Survival of a Nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the miraculous Israeli victory in the Six-Day War.  To introduce the course to thousands of students across the globe, JLI created a documentary series summarizing the events of the War. The complete 8-Part Mini-Series is now online, and can be viewed in the extended article.

Weekly Story: The Way the Rebbe Would Want It

Rabbi Mentlick arrived in London and it was arranged that he will stay overnight in the house of the chossid Reb Yosef Avrohom Kagan. Reb Yosef welcomed him warmly, gave him a nutritious meal and asked him, “What time is the boat supposed to leave tomorrow, and when do you have to board?”

Video: The Battle for Jerusalem

JLI’s newest course, Survival of a Nation, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the miraculous Israeli victory in the Six-Day War. As part of the course, JLI created this video, “The Battle for Jerusalem,” that tells the story of Israel’s 1967 battle to rescue Jerusalem from Jordanian assault, and the ensuing liberation of the Kosel and the Har Habayis, and the reunification of Jerusalem.

8:00pm: Preparing Kids for Camp Without Scaring Them

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 166, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Should We Be as Loving to Those ‘Going Down’ as to Those ‘Going Up’? How to Prepare Children for Summer Camp without Frightening Them? How about Male Infertility? What Should I Tell My Kids about their Non-Jewish Grandparents?