Friday, August 15, 2008

Pirkei Avos

This week is Perek Gimmel of Pirkei Avos since last week Pirkei Avos was not said because of Tisha B'Av.

Suzanne Lake Gets Makeover

For the past 20 or so years, Lake Suzanne has been treated as a dumping ground, often by the very people living in the neighborhoods that have sprung up around it. But in hopes of bringing permanent change, Ramapo's Highway Department has stepped up beautification work that will soon lead to a park-like shoreline to provide a site for people to gather and to serve as an example of how a blighted area can be transformed into a place of pride. The Journal News

Yeshivas Menachem Mendel Bans Cell Phones

Yeshivas Menachem Mendel Lubavitch of Monsey along with 15 other Chabad Yeshivos is banning the use of cell phones with internet capability by bochurim. Click here for more.

Camp Emunah VIP Division Visits Monsey

Every day is amazing in Camp Emunah Bnos Yaakov Yehudah but these past few days were truly days to brag about! In the late morning on Tuesday, the 7th grade VIP division left on their two-day Shlichus Trip to Monsey, New York. As part of their shlichus trip, they prepared and ran a carnival in the Tzemach Tzedek shul for the local Gan Israel day camp. Click here for more.