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    Rebbe’s Vow to Crown Heights

    A promise the Rebbe made in 1969 to those who don't abandon Crown Heights appears in the new Toras Menachem volume 56. Full Story

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    beautiful
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    beautiful

    it is so wonderful and nice to post these type of articles,
    please post more
    Thank you!

    not rebbe's manuscripts
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    not rebbe's manuscripts

    the manuscripts shown are not the rebbe’s holy handwriting
    but an unedited “hanocha” of one of the persons writing the rebbes holy talks that he spoke at the farbrengen.

    I hear
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    I hear

    but that those not give people in the community the right to raise/hike rents to levels that make it impossible to have people stay around.

    sadly,,,,
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    sadly,,,,

    the emigration we are seeing today is beacause of some of our fellow yidden who are doing all they can to raise the cost of housing here, making it impossible for many families to survive. the struggle of so many families here to meet their daily needs is heartbreaking.
    this is the plague going on here
    forcing many to leave, or drown.
    the stories are horrific that ppl will do anything for the sole purpose of raising the costs
    shame on all those involved in this dirty work- even if they give tzedaka from their greedy profits

    Thank You
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    Thank You

    This is a wonderful article

    to # 4
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    to # 4

    i TOTALLY agree with you!! couldn’t say it better!!

    Apartments.....
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    Apartments.....

    BS”D There are nearly a dozen frum Jews who own buildings in Crown Heights, a good lot of them are Lubavitcher Chassidim, and yet these buildings are off limits to Jewish families. They will rent to goyim, yuppies, etc, but not to Jews. There is a problem that many renters take advantage of the way the laws give a lot of leeway to renters to basically take advantage of the renter. And with the halacha being that a Jew has to take a Jew to Beis Din and not to goyishe courts, the situation becomes impossible. First of all there… Read more »

    Citizen Berel
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    Citizen Berel

    So, so far, as far as comment number 7, I see the reason for why housing/renting is so expensive is because wicked men are doing “all they can to raise the cost of housing here,” and because ” buildings are off limits to Jewish families.” That all may true, but how can it be verified, and how also does this account for the well documented fact that rental prices in proportion to income have been rising across the entire country, in the aggregate, since 1979, when the data began being collected. How also does it account for that Brooklyn rents… Read more »

    Not a vow
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    Not a vow

    A promise, or a bracha is not a vow

    #3, would YOU sell something for less than it's worth?
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    #3, would YOU sell something for less than it's worth?

    If you had something for sale, and you could get $100 for it, would you give it away for $75? So what gives you the right to demand that someone else do that?

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