Thursday, June 22, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven


Please daven for Moshe Yechiel ben Chana, He was in a clinical trial for a brain tumor, which was stable.  Now it looks like there is new growth and the family and doctors are seeking a different trial. Michael, is 43 years old with two pre-school age children.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven For Good Outcome


From an Aneinu member: Please daven for my Chicago cousin, Chaya Rachel bat Leah who had surgery today and is in the intensive care unit.  Please daven for good results from the two biopsies and for speedy and complete refuah.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Ywn Skverer Rebbe To Undergo Open-Heart Surgery On Tuesday Morning


Please be Mispallel for the Skverer Rebbe who is undergoing open-heart surgery this morning. The Rebbe was flown to a hospital in Minnesota, where the surgery will take place. The surgery is scheduled for 10:00AM ET. Please say Tehillim for Dovid ben Trani. The Skverer Rebbe has led his kehilla in New Square, NY since 1968. New Square is the anglicized name of Skvira, a village in the Ukraine, where today’s Skverer Rebbe’s ancestors reigned. The New Square community in upstate New York was launched in 1957, when approximately 20 Skverer families moved from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, onto a 130-acre former farm in north Spring Valley, under the leadership of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Twersky, zt’l (1899–1968), late Skverer Rebbe, who arrived in the United States in 1950. Before the end of its first year, almost 40 families resided in New Square. In 1961, New Square became the first village in New York State to be governed by a religious group. Over the years, incremental annexations of bordering properties have increased its size. New Square’s population, according to the 2000 census, impressively increased by 77.5% between 1990 and 2000. Since then, the shtetl’s growth has maintained that increase. New Square’s success motivated other chassidish groups to plan and build their own versions of a chassidish community outside the maelstrom of America’s large cities. Notably, Kasho, Nitra, Pupa, Satmar, Tash, and Vizhnitz have established insulated chassidish communities away from big metropolitan areas. The community in New Square, Spring Valley, is populated almost exclusively by Skverer chassidim, who wish to maintain a chassidish lifestyle insulated from outside secular influences. The village is substantially self-sustained with its own businesses and shopping areas, primary and secondary schools, schools of higher education, as well as community, religious, and charitable organizations. The village is essentially one community with a large synagogue serving its entire population. Rabbi Dovid Twersky, the current Skverer Rebbe, was born in 1940. In 1958, he married Rebbetzin Chana, born in 1943, eldest daughter of Rabbi Moshe Yehoshua Hager, zt’l (1917–2012), Bnei Brak Vizhnitzer Rebbe. Their offspring are: Rabbi Aaron Menachem Mendel Twersky, born in 1962, married in 1980 to Rebbetzin Chava Reizel, daughter of Rabbi Mordechai Hager, Monsey Vizhnitzer Rebbe; Rabbi Yitzchok Itzik Twersky, born in 1963, married in 1981 to Rebbetzin Malka, daughter of Rabbi Yisroel Hager and granddaughter of the late Bnei Brak Vizhnitzer Rebbe; Rebbetzin Hinda Twersky, married in 1982 to Rabbi Avrohom Yehoshua Heshel Twersky, son of Rabbi Chai Yitzchok Twersky, Rachmestrivka Rebbe in Boro Park; Rebbetzin Tzipora, born in 1965, married in 1983 to Rabbi Eliezer Goldman, son of Rabbi Yaakov Goldman, scion of the Zhviler chassidish dynasty; Rebbetzin Tzima Mirel, born in 1969, married in 1987 to Rabbi Yaakov Yosef Hager, son of Rabbi Yisroel Hager, Vizhnitzer Rav in Monsey; son of Rabbi Mordechai Hager, Monsey Vizhnitzer Rebbe (the Monsey Vizhnitzer Rebbe is both a brother-in-law and an uncle by marriage to the Skverer Rebbe); Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, born in 1973, married in 1992 to Rebbetzin Chana Yenty, daughter of Rabbi Yehshaye Twersky, Chernobler Rebbe in Boro Park; and Rabbi Chaim Meir, born in 1981, married in 2000 to Rebbetzin Rochel Dinah, daughter of Rabbi Zvi Elimelech Halberstam, Kiviashder Rebbe; son of Rabbi Moshe Halberstam, zt’l (1924–2011), late Kiviashder Rebbe in Williamsburg.

Aneinu Please Daven Procedure Today


Please continue to daven for the father of an Aneinu member, Moshe ben Perel, who is having another major procedure today (Tuesday).

Monday, June 19, 2017

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Aneinu Please Daven Procedure Today


From an Aneinu member: My father is having a major procedure today (in ny) and then again tomorrow  Can u ask for tefillos for Moshe ben Perel  Thanx

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven Back in Hospital


Zehavah bas Sarah is back in the hospital. Please daven for her.

Aneinu Please Daven


From an Aneinu member: Please daven for my great-nephew (his father is a Chicagoan) - a 6 month old baby who had open heart surgery this morning in Eretz Yisroel.  His name is Levi Yitchok ben Daniella Chaya.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven Critical


Please daven for the friend of an Aneinu member, a Chicagoan, Yehudis bas Chana Baila, who is in critical condition.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven


Rabbi Avraham J. Twersky was admitted to Shaarai Zedek Hospital, yesterday. He is very, very weak and needs our Prayers.  Please daven for Avraham Yehoshua Heshel Ben Devora Leah May we share good news.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Aneinu Community Wide Tehillim Gathering Tommorow Night


There will be a community-wide Tehillim gathering for men and women, for a refuah sheleima for teen Caleb Maeir, Yisroel Yehuda ben Dena Sarah, tomorrow night at 7:45 PM at Kehilat Chovevei Tzion 9220 Crawford in Skokie,  --

Aneinu Please Daven for 6 year old


Please say Tehillim for a 6 year old boy (not in Chicago) who is in critical but stable condition. He developed inflammation after surgery. 

Aneinu Please Daven Hit by car


Please daven for the father of an Aneinu member, Shmuel ben Rochel, who was hit by a car and is now paralyzed. Please daven that he should heal and regain use of his limbs.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven for Newborn


Please daven for a former Chicagoan's newborn, Tinok ben Esther Batya, wcoyleho is in need of a refuah shlema.

Aneinu Please Daven Surgery


Please daven for a Chicagoan, Chaya Rachel bat Leah who will be having major surgery.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven Medical Test Sunday


Please daven for a yeshiva bochur, a Chicagoan, Zalman Baruch Hacohen ben Yocheved Devorah who will be having a very important medical test this Sunday. Please daven that everything should go well and he should hear besoros tovos.

Aneinu Please Daven Procedure this Morning


Please daven for Yosef Mordechai Ben Hanna Miriam, a Chicagoan who will be having a procedure this morning (Wednesday).

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven


Please daven for Yosef Mordechai Ben Chana Miriam, a Chicagoan who will be having a procedure Wednesday morning.

Aneinu Tefillos Needed Surgery Now!


Please daven for Chicagoan, Zehavah bas Sarah NOW. She is having surgery now. Thank you

Aneinu Please Daven


Please daven for Yaakov Yosef ben Miriam who is in the ICU after a heart attack.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven Surgery Next Wensday


From an Aneinu member:   My aunt, who is in her 90s, KE”H, will be having surgery on Wednesday, June 14. She is in a lot of pain.  Please daven for a successful surgery and a refuah shelaima for Shaina Raizel bas Chana Leiba.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Aneinu Please Daven Wensday Morning


From former Chicagoan Sora Aviva: Please daven for our wonderful friend, Moshe ben Deba. He writes: On Wednesday afternoon (Israel time) I am scheduled for my 3rd ablation in the continuing effort to fix my arrhythmia problems in my heart. Thank you so very much. May Hashem bring refuos and yeshuos to all of Klal Yisrael!