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Back in the day we had our requisite fire drills and we were prepared. Unfortunately, the world is a scarier place and there have been too many school shootings. To be prepared for any scenario, LCM brought in an NYPD detective who gives active shooter training to educate students for such a scenario. LCM students learned about getting out of sight and out of range, that unlike a fire where you want to be down and out here you want to be up and away, individuals vs. groups, and hiding for a prolonged period of time. The lecture was interactive and engaging, but this is one lecture we hope will remain purely hypothetical.
As finals dwindled down, Lander Men headed off campus for a couple of weeks vacation. Some traveled home to see family, some stayed local, some continued learning at Lander, and some set off in search of sun or snow (yes, despite the winter we’re having, snow).
It was the first time the Super Bowl was played in NY/NJ, in a cold weather outdoor stadium, but Super Mishmar was a return in Queens, in the warm beis medrash at LCM. While some watched the disappointing game, many headed to the beis medrash. Mimon Mamane says the turnout was awesome, and the room was packed. Rabbi Meir Shalem’s shiur on “Halachos of Gambling” was a great success and especially apt with active fantasy football betting pools nationwide. Rabbi Moshe Crystal gave his navi shiur on Sefer Shmuel Alef about Eli who would travel to the mishkan for the regel.
About twenty guys gathered this past Sunday for the second annual North Jersey Alumni Brunch. Rabbi Sacks shared words of chizuk, Dr. Sokol spoke, and the guys gathered round Rabbi Shmulewitz to reminisce about the good ol\' days of not that long ago. With graduates from Lander\'s first class (2003) to the most recent, it was a great time to catch up and spend time with friends and mentors.