8:00pm: Lessons from the Kinus Hashluchim

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 234, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Lessons from the Kinus Hashluchim; Tragedy in Pittsburgh – Follow-Up; […]

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Help Reprint Sefer Hadras Ponim Zokon!

The 3rd edition of Hadras Ponim Zokon is out-of-print and to enable the publication of an expanded 4th edition of this celebrated sefer (of approximately 1,150 pages), financial assistance is needed.

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In accordance with the Rebbe’s vision for this sefer*, Hadras Ponim Zokon is sold below cost to make it affordable to talmidei yeshiva and many seforim are donated to libraries of yeshivos and shuls and gifted to Rabonim and Roshei Yeshiva. The need for financial support for its publication is thus significant.

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  • “The goal of your sefer is that through reading it, people will be more scrupulous with the prohibition of removing the beard and will realize how critically important it is to grow it. To this end, it is imperative that it actually be published and distributed” (Igros Kodesh, vol. 32, p. 133). “It is customary when printing sefarim such as this to provide a discount to yeshiva students, and to publicize that you are doing so.”

Interview: The Story Behind the Rebbe’s Menorah

Built in 1982, the Menorah that was lit in downstairs 770 before the Rebbe on the nights of Chanukah has quite the story behind it. Sitting down for an exclusive interview with CrownHeights.info Reb Herschel Pekkar, a London native tells us how he was approached by Bochurim who asked him, just 4 days before Chanukah, to build the Menorah.

The Weekly Voice – An Interview Series

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For WEBIsode 3 The Weekly Voice returns with Meir Cohen, a caterer who tells us why he chooses to do this job, how much he enjoys it, and how important his job is.

This is the third installment of this new series with the first episode generating major interest and many emails with recommendations and comments.

The Weekly Voice – An Interview Series

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The Weekly Voice returns this week with Chaim Hershkop, a Beis Rivka bus driver who tells us why he chooses to do this job, safety, and how important his job is.

This is the second installment of this new series with the first episode generating major interest and many emails with recommendations and comments.

New Feature! The Weekly Voice – An Interview Series

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The Weekly Voice is an exciting new feature on CrownHeights.info. Each Webisode is part of a weekly series of interviews with Lubavitchers from around the globe.

And for our very first Webisode, we bring you Rabbi Hirshel Shifrin and Rabbi Levi Zarchi of Shifrin and Zarchi Quality Esrogim located on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights. In this interview conducted during the days leading up to Sukkos, the rabbis speak about what makes an esrog kosher and what qualities do we look for in an esrog.