Archive for June, 2012

Op-Ed: Erev Rav 2.0

June 6, 2012

by Yochanan Gordon

As Gimmel Tammuz once again approaches, it’s appropriate to reflect on the past eighteen years and analyze the effect that the Rebbe’s passing has had on his Chassidim, and how we have dealt with the situation overall.

The observance of a Yartzeit for the survivors of the deceased is very much similar to that of the marking of a birthday or the anniversary of a marriage between couples. A Jew’s obligation in this world is to continue to strive towards attaining new heights, and so with the passing of each year, we take stock on multifarious levels of the past and commit towards rising to new levels in the coming year.

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Tzfati Thugs Savagely Beat Homeless Man

June 6, 2012

This morning at approximately 2:00 AM, two Tzfati thugs savagely beat a homeless man who often collects money at 770. Following the cruel beating, which occurred right outside 770, the assailants fled the area, leaving the man lying on the floor screaming for help.

Hearing the shouts, passersby quickly notified the Police and Hatzolah, who arrived on the scene minutes later. After assessing the wounds, the man was loaded on to a stretcher and transported to Hospital for further Medical treatment.

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