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20 Av Rabbi Seligson Kiddush/Farbrengen

Monday, 30 July, 2007 - 12:36 pm

On 20 Av / Aug. 4, Shabbos Parshas Ekev; Rabbi Michoel Seligson of Brooklyn, NY will lead a Kiddush & Farbrengen in commemoration of the Yartzeit of the Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, obm.

Kiddush is sponsored by Stuart & Carol Nelkin in honor of Stuart's birthday.

Guest Speaker is sponsored in part by Nechama Doniger in commemoration of the first Yartzeit of her father, Rabbi Simon Konovitch, o.b.m. on Av 26.

Speaker sponsorships are still available! Click here!

THIS DATE: Av 20 is the yahtzeit (anniversary of the passing) of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson (1878-1944), in Alma Ata, Kazakhstan. Rabbi Levi Yitzchak was Chief Rabbi of Yekaterinoslav (currently Dnepropetrovsk), and was arrested and exiled to Kazakhstan by the Stalinist regime as a result of his work to preserve Jewish life in the Soviet Union.

RELATED: A Brief Biography and Rebbetzin Chana Scneerson’s biography, which includes her account of her husband’s heroism, arrest and passing.

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