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Forum: Chinuch 07-11-2012, 11:31 AM
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Posted By gyf
Alternative Mesivtas

I wanted to see if anyone could give me information on alternative chabad mesivtas. I know that there are a few programs out there i.e. JETS, Bais Menchaem etc.. But I do not know what type of...
Forum: Lubavitch Derech 02-15-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,261
Posted By gyf
Hadar Hatorah

Hadar Hatorah has an ongoing yeshiva program as well as periodic programs during winter, summer etc...718-735-0250.
Forum: Lubavitch Dress Code 01-24-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,980
Posted By gyf
order by phone

You can also call Primo Hatters or Bencraft and they will ship -if you know exactly size, model etc..
Forum: Teenagers 11-22-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,020
Posted By gyf
Good Point

You have made some good points. From early on, many people try think things are "one size fits all". Some of my kids have done well in the yeshiva system and excelled. Others have not. I...
Forum: General 08-31-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,957
Posted By gyf
The Peter F. Heering company is behind the Kosher...

The Peter F. Heering company is behind the Kosher certified Heering Cherry. Peter F. Heering has a long tradition of serving royalties. The Heering Cherry liqueur has been purveyor to H.M. Queen...
Forum: Chinuch 05-04-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,150
Posted By gyf
Necessity of overnight camp

It seems to me sending kids away to camp is status quo. I know that it can be a great experience etc... But, with many families and yeshivas struggling with tuition etc...I am wonder why this is...
Forum: General 05-03-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 21,882
Posted By gyf

R is for "rent subsidies".

That is an old one. LOL
Forum: Chinuch 04-08-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,233
Posted By gyf
Try L.A.

Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad in L.A. has a secular studies program as well as a dormitory.
Forum: Chassidus 04-08-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,649
Posted By gyf
A useful sefer`

Mazel Tov! This book Yalkut Bar Mitzvah I believe has it, with nekudos, translation etc...
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 01-22-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,766
Posted By gyf
ahavas yisroel at a basic level

My 15 year old daughter just returned from a gathering which included both frum and not yet frum high school aged girls. After her return, she commented that it is surprising to her how much nicer...
Forum: Chinuch 05-21-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,181
Posted By gyf


As a parent, I thank you for thinking "outside the box" and trying to come up with alternatives. Tuition is taking more and more of a chunk out of my income & I find myself with no savings...
Forum: Halachah & Minhagim 01-29-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,852
Posted By gyf
The going rate for a pair of alter rebbe ksav...

The going rate for a pair of alter rebbe ksav gassos seems to be about 1200.00 a pair.
Forum: Halachah & Minhagim 01-28-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,852
Posted By gyf
Thanks Chossidnistar

I guess I did answer my own question. I just wanted to get some concensus as to whether kids commonly lose tefilin or if I am being a bit overly cautious. Also, I wanted to know what the standard...
Forum: Halachah & Minhagim 01-27-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,852
Posted By gyf
Thumbs down tefilin for Bar Mitzva

I have a question for experienced parents. When buying tefilin for your son, did you opt for gasos? I know it is the best, but I am not sure how responsible my son will be. I am worried about...
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 06-02-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,019
Posted By gyf
New Haven?

Can anyone give me some info about the community in New Haven:

approx number of anash etc..

Forum: General 04-10-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,716
Posted By gyf
Try Hadar HaTorah in Crown Heights. It is just a...

Try Hadar HaTorah in Crown Heights. It is just a short subway ride from Manhattan.
Give them a call with your other questions. 718-735-0250
Forum: Teenagers 03-25-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 55,260
Posted By gyf
Beis Rivkah Kfar Chabad?

Does anyone have any feedback or opinions on Beis Rivkah in Kfar Chabad? I have heard that have a program for English Speaking girls w/dorm etc... How is the learning? Is it well organized and...
Forum: Chinuch 11-12-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,842
Posted By gyf

What could have been done to help Mendy in cheder?

I have a son with ADD and similar issues. He is in 3rd grade now. It was like pulling teeth to get his teacher and the cheder's hanhola to...
Forum: Sensitive Topics 07-25-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,473
Posted By gyf
BT Woes, I can empathize with you. I have...

BT Woes,

I can empathize with you. I have been in that position. It is alot easier if you are in Yeshiva and surround yourself with frum friends etc... Also, you are not 16 anymore, your old...
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 03-27-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,216
Posted By gyf
Thumbs down Chocolate

In my house we try to avoid process foods. My daughter came home from school and told me that everyone else eats chocolate on Pesach because the Rebbe did. Can anyone validate this?
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 11-03-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,929
Posted By gyf
split back chicken

I have noticed that my local butcher now carries "split-back" chickens. What does this mean? Why are some people machmir about this? Thanks.
Forum: Camp 07-05-2006, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,728
Posted By gyf
Emunah Visiting Day

I have a couple of questions regarding visiting day.

First, since I am out of town, my sister who lives in Manhattan will be visiting my daughter. The shortline schedule from Manhattan is a bit...
Forum: Camp 06-15-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,728
Posted By gyf
what to expect at camp

My daughter will be going to Camp Emunah from out of town. Any practical suggestions, advice that I should give here or info on what to expect etc... (aside from the official informaiton that we...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 01-31-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 42,210
Posted By gyf
Getting worse out there

It is getting worse out there. People no longer have any concept of physical boundaries. I have found recently that a number of female co-workers and asscoiates have gone beyond the handshake and...
Forum: General 01-27-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,398
Posted By gyf
In Manhattan, I would reccomend the Algonquin...

In Manhattan, I would reccomend the Algonquin Hotel on 44th between 5th and 6th, elegant lobby & nice atmosphere.
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