By, the Grace of G‑d
In the Days of Selichoth, 5725
Brooklyn, N.Y.
[September 22-27, 1965]

Greeting and Blessing:

With the approach of Rosh Hashonoh, the beginning of the New year, – being the year of Shemittah (Sabbatical Year) – may it bring blessings to us all, I send you and all yours my prayerful wishes for a good and happy year, materially and spiritually.

With the traditional blessing of כתיבה וחתימה טובה,


M. Schneerson

P.S. This is to acknowledge receipt of your letter of August 28th, as well as the previous letter.

I trust that after reading what I wrote to your son with regard to his sermons in the Shul1, he will no longer insist on a five minute limitation. May G‑d grant that his words, coming from the heart, should penetrate the heart and be effective.

While on the subject of your Shul, I trust that the telegram which I sent you on the occasion of its opening was duly received and in good time.

With regard to the question of Parnosso insofar as your daughter and son-in-law are concerned, surely you have heard it from them that the way I can advise is if some propositions are suggested, when I can express my opinion as to the choice. May I add that I am altogether surprised at you that you still keep on worrying in every matter, although you have had more than one occasion to convince yourself that the extra portion of worry was altogether superfluous in each case. More recently you saw how your anxiety in regard to the Mechitza and the attendance etc. had been superfluous. Apparently your worry in this last instance has reached such a stage where you have even forgotten to mention anything about your own business and warehouse.

May G‑d grant that in the blessing of Kesivo vaChasimo Toivo with which G‑d will bless you and your wife and all the members of your family will be included also an additional measure of Bitochon, as well as Simcha and gladness of heart, especially as, thank G‑d, you and your wife have good reason to be in a state of joy and gladness of heart, and know that Bitochon in G‑d is fully justified.