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Rubashkin Hearing Update
 Hearing Continues Today, Keep Davening 
The bail hearing for Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin took place this morning from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Several witnesses were heard ■ Please set aside time at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow for Torah, Tefilla U'Tzedakah Lizchus Sholom Mordechai HaLevi ben Rivkah ■ more
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Yagdil Torah Innovation
 New: Family Halachos Shiur Series 
A Chazara Shiur on family Halachos for Men is slated to begin next week. The Shiurim will take place on Tuesdays from Parshas Bo to Parshas Mishpatim; 2,9,16, and 23 of Shvat ■ more
    
 
Police Investigating
 Sefer Torah Stolen in Crown Heights 
Sefer Torah Stolen from Car
Sefer Torah Stolen from Car | Photograph: Crownheights.info
 A Sefer Torah was stolen out of a parked car last night. The incident took place in front of 1723 Union Street which is between Schenectady and Utica Avenues ■ The Bochur who was driving the car was returning from another country where they were using the Torah for Mivtzoim ■ more
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ULY Ocean Parkway Welcomes
 R' Chaim Tashkenter's Sefer Torah: Gallery 
Hachnosas Sefer Torah
Hachnosas Sefer Torah | Photograph: CrownHeights.CH
This Sunday a Siyom Sefer Torah took place in Memory of Rabbi Chaim (a.k.a. Reb Chaim Tashkenter) and Chava Hurwitz A"H ■ A big Yasher Koach goes to Flatbush Shomrim and  director Chaim Deutsch for blocking off the streets and protecting the event ■ more 
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Fact or Fiction?
 Florida Shliach in the News 
Shliach and Guma
Shliach and Guma | Photograph: Lubavitch.com
 In the legal annals of Broward County and the often furious back-and-forth between people suing one another for supposed lying, swindling, cheating and other misdeeds, this may be a first ■ "He is a person who has a heart that is not matched by anybody," said Rabbi Moshe Meir Lipszyc of Chabad Lubavitch of Fort Lauderdale ■ more
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Friend of the Rebbetzin
 Shloshim for Mrs. Mera Galperin OB"M 
Farbrengen at Machon Chana
Farbrengen at Machon Chana | Photograph: Odelia
A very special Shloshim gathering will be held this coming Tuesday evening, Beis Shvat, at 8:00 p.m. in memory of Mrs. Mera Galperin ■ Mrs. Galperin was a very wise and talented woman, who was a childhood friend of the daughters of the Freirdiker Rebbe, in particular Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka ■ more
    
 
New York State Senator
 Johnson Speaks Out in Defense of Israel 
Photograph: senatorcraigjohnson.org
The recent terrorist attack on the Chabad House in Mumbai, India, and the resulting death of a New York-raised rabbi and his wife is one of many reminders that Jews remain a target in nearly every corner of the globe ■ more
    
 
"Exhilarating" Shabbos
 Monsey Hosts HAMC Shabbaton 
Havdolo
Havdolo | Photograph: Mosey Chabad Blogspot
Last Shabbos, parshas Vayechi, the Monsey community hosted a Shabbaton for Rabbi Gil Hami’s 8th grade class from the Hebrew Academy of Morris County in New Jersey, who experienced a beautiful Chassidishe Shabbos ■ more
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Mitzvah L'farseim
 Billboard of Yad v'Ezer at Crown and Kingston 
A large billboard of the well known chesed organization "Yad v'Ezer" was posted in the intersection of Crown Street and Kingston Avenue ■ Yad v'Ezer doesn't only provide meals; it also promotes a more unified community, by letting neighbors know that somebody actually cares about their difficult situation ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Ashkenazi Impressed
 Smicha Tmimim Tested in Manalapan 
Last Thursday the Bochurim in Yeshivas Beis Menachem of Manalapan NJ, were tested on Hilchos Bassar Bechalav by Rabbi  Mordechai Shmuel Ashkenazi Shlit"a, Moro D'asra of Kfar Chabad ■ more
    
 
Pidyon Shvuyim Alert
 Join in Tfilla on Monday, Rosh Chodesh 
Photograph: Carolyn Drake
The community of Postville has designated this Sunday, Erev Rosh Chodesh Shvat as a Half Day Voluntary Fast Day ■ The Rubashkin family and the members of the Anash community for Pidyon Shivuyim extend their heartful request to all Anash to join us for special prayers at the Ohel this Monday ■ more
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Rabbi Steinsaltz's Lecture
 Hakhel Unity Lecture in 200 Cities 
Over 200 Jewish communities around the world will gather on Sunday, the 29th of Teves, to hear a live broadcast of a lecture by the world renowned Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz ■ more
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Good News
 Yagdil Torah Shiur Directory Available 
The third annual Shiurim Directory is now available online by the click of your mouse.  Browse through the Shiurim that are available in Crown Heights, the Maggidei Shiur, and the dates, times and locations that they take place ■ more
    
 
Update from Postville
 Ample Meat and Chicken for Pesach 
Staff at Tanya Shiur
Staff at Tanya Shiur | Photograph: Shturem Archives
Chicken production at Agriprocessors, the embattled kosher slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, is now up to 20,000 daily — about one-third its previous output — and beef production is expected to soon resume ■ more
    
 
Shluchim Office Innovation
 New Weekly Sicha Publication 

The Shluchim Office has recently launched a new sicha project, Taamu Ureu, Rabbi and Mrs. Gavriel and Rivky Holtzberg, HY"D, who were killed al Kiddush Hashem in Mumbai, India ■ more

    
 
Chabad Conejo
 Brightening the Lives of Local Seniors 
Sunshine Club Logo
Sunshine Club Logo | Photograph: Shturem
Chabad of the Conejo has launched a new outreach program for senior citizens called The Sunshine Club. The program is a unique volunteer program designed to bring cheer and companionship into the lives of seniors all throughout the Conejo Valley ■ more
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