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  • “Real Learning for Real Life”

    “Real Learning for Real Life” was the tag-line of Machon L’Yahadus’ Winter Program this year. A dozen college students from campuses across the U.S. were treated to ten days of learning, living and loving Judaism in Crown Heights, Brooklyn • Full Story

    “Real Learning for Real Life” was the tag-line of Machon L’Yahadus’ Winter Program this year.

    A dozen college students from campuses across the U.S. were treated to ten days of learning, living and loving Judaism in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

    Daily classes were held on Unconditional Love (Tanya), Tweetable Judaism (Halacha), HerStory (Women of Tanach), Hebrew skills and Living with the Times (parsha).

    For lunch, the Winter Program students joined together with the 27 young women currently studying full-time in the regular Machon L’Yahadus yeshiva program.

    Afternoons were filled with various educational local trips and tours such as the Mei Chaya Mushka Mikva, OK Laboratory Headquarters, the Jewish Children’s Museum, Agudas Chasidei Chabad Library, the Crown Heights Matza Bakery and Machon Stam. Late afternoons offered optional one-on-one Chavrusa style learning.

    Evenings were devoted to informative and inspirational programs such as a Challah Bake led by Mrs. Chani Zirkind with musical interludes by Mushka Pruss, Kabbalah Coach Mrs. Shimona Tzukernik and Mrs. Sarah Morosow on relationships, “Got Talent? Using our Strengths” with Mrs. Fraydie Liberow and Dr. Sarah Avtzon, “Stump the Rabbi” with Rabbi Shloma Majeski and a closing farbrengen with Mrs. Dalia Sanoff and Miss Chaviva Elharrar at the home of Mrs. Laya Klein.

    Highlights of the program included a Friday night meal in the dorm with Dr. Chaim and Faige Broner, Shabbos lunch with Mr. Nissim and Adina Adry, Motzei Shabbos Chanukah Melave Malka at the home of Mr. Dovid and Rivkah Teich followed by fun creativity at the Art Café, and Sunday Menorah lighting at the World’s Largest Menorah in NYC.

    As the dormitory on President Street is almost filled to capacity with students in the full-time yeshiva program, overflow Winter Program participants were hosted by local Crown Heights families.

    While the classes in the Winter Program were geared for beginners, participants who were on a more advanced level were able to join the regular classes and have a taste of real yeshiva learning.

    Mrs. Chaya Schurder played a vital role in recruiting and covering the travel costs for many of the students who attended the Winter Program. “We are deeply grateful to Mrs. Schurder and COCI for their involvement and support,” shared Rabbi Majeski, principal of Machon L’Yahadus.

    The Winter Program was dynamically co-ordinated by Miss Baila Pruss, with the help of Mrs. Batsheva Browd and madrichos Shira Nesenoff and Shaina Otis.

    At the close of the Winter Program, a special week-long South American program was held. Co-ordinated by second year Machon L’Yahadus student Rachel Mancusi from Venezuela, all classes, lectures and tours were conducted in Spanish.

    In addition, five young women from South America who are fluent in English joined the regular program to study at Machon L’Yahadus during their two month summer break.

    Machon L’Yahadus is holding a Boutique Auction Birthday Celebration next Wednesday, the eve of 28 Teves (birthday of Rebbetzin Chana), 8:00 p.m. in Lubavitch Yeshiva.  Most of the students who participated in the Winter Program and the many of students in the full-time yeshiva program receive generous scholarships to be able to devote themselves to Torah study. Purchasing tickets at the Boutique Auction is a special way to celebrate both Rebbetzin Chana’s birthday and Torah study of women! Buy your tickets at MachonAuction.com or Phone: Miriam 917-822-3873 (9 am – 1 pm) – Bluma 347-585-9119 (1 pm – 9 pm).

    For more information about Machon L’Yahadus visit their website at womensyeshiva.org.

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  • Event Calendar

  • Tuesday, Oct 27th, Wedding – Shlome Wolvovsky – CH & Rochel Leah Matusof – Madison, WI @ Oholei Torah
  • Thursday Oct 29th Wedding: Devorah Bennish – Detroit & Mordechai Rubin – London @ Royalty House, MI
  • Sunday, Oct 25th, Sholli Miller – Chicago, IL & Batya Korf – Miami Beach, FL @ Bais Rivka 310 Crown Street
  • Thursday, Oct 22 Wedding: Chaim Boruch Bar-Chaim – CH & Shoshana Pimentelli – CH/TX @ Oholei Torah
  • Thursday, Oct 22 L’Chaim: Sruli Finck – CH & Chaya Mangel – Dayton, OH @ Chovevei Torah 885 Eastern Parkway
  • Tuesday, Oct 20th Wedding: Dovid Kaminetzky – Melbourne, AU & Chaya Okunov – Crown Heights @ Oholei Torah
  • Monday Oct 19 L’Chaim: Ari (Aaron) Levertov – Crown Heights & Debby Rabinowicz – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Choivevey Torah
  • Monday, Oct 19 2015 Wedding: Mendy Zippel – Salt Lake City, UT & Fraidy Shagalov – Crown Heights @ Oholei Torah
  • Sunday 18th Oct. L’Chaim: Chananya Niassoff – CH & Tzirl Brennan – CH @ Bais Rivkah Crown St
  • Sunday Oct 18th – Wedding: Mendy Edelman – Crown Heights & Sara Lozenik – Miami, FL @ Oholei Torah
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  • Lost and Found

  • Lost Men’s Heavy Black Winter Jacket Size Large in 770
  • Lost in 770 before Pesach, a black Bradley Jons long coat size 38R. No lining and no belt. Almost brand new! Please call zalman at 347-788-0749
  • Found black hats outside 770, behind the Hatzalah ambulance
  • lost – Chitas bearing a blessing to Shmuel from Sarge. (Sargent Zvi Fisher z..l.v) geulanow@012.net.il or +1-7869427070
  • LOST: in 770 a black Lenovo Intel core i5 laptop in a dark grey laptop bad together with a WD hard drive, if found please call Zalmy 347-788-0749
  • Found: Maroon Chitas
  • Found: Bag of Clothes
  • Found: Leather-Bound Pink Siddur
  • Lost: Box with Mini Shas from YSP
  • Lost: Rose Gold Bangle/Bracelet
  • Classifieds

  • Cook position for a local Mosad
  • Looking for a cook/kitchen manager
  • Administrator for a local Mosad Experience a must, and preferbiligual a bonus poconosmountains@gmail.com
  • Looking for a cook/kitchen manager Experience a must. poconosmountains@gmail.com
  • ‘Beis Mosiach’s’ to give away for free
  • Private Rooms for Men
  • Newly renovated Basement for rent
  • Judaica Store in Crown Heights is Looking to Hire
  • Looking for Work? Opportunity available, for a quick & efficient typist in Williamsburg. For more info: 201-800-1774
  • Lost in 770 Last Week: Transparant Bag of Tefillin, Rashi, R”T, Chitas – in black/grey 770 pouches