Beis Moshiach
  • Singapore’s Shluchim are Welcomed at Banquet

    Out With the Old, in With the New: 16th Group of Singapore’s Shluchim are Welcomed at Farewell Banquet, 15th Group Receives Smicha. An emotional farewell, but also a new beginning for the small community of Singapore • Full Story, Photos

    Written by Rabbi Shimmy Klyne

    Out With the Old, in With the New: 16th Group of Singapore’s Shluchim are Welcomed at Farewell Banquet, 15th Group Receives Smicha.

    An emotional farewell, but also a new beginning for the small community of Singapore.

    The bustling island-city in Southeast Asia sadly does not boast a huge variety of kosher cuisine. Nonetheless, last year’s bochurim recently organized and hosted a cheese and wine banquet commemorating their departure after 12 months of dedication, as well as welcoming next year’s shluchim, handpicked by Rabbi Rivni to service the community’s various needs.

    Rabbis Abergel & Rivni have been giving older yeshiva boys a chance to devote themselves to shlichus in this small city state for 15 years; and this year was no exception. The 6 bochurim help to galvanize a community far removed from yiddishkeit, both spiritually and physically.

    Departing shliach Menachem Spielman mentioned in his speech that the resounding impact of shluchim could be clearly seen in the room – there were 200 people attending, many of whom were there only because of the programs and initiatives introduced by the boys to involve them.

    Despite their jam-packed schedules teaching Torah classes, organizing events for C-Teen, students and preschoolers, and managing two of the oldest synagogues in the Far East, to name but a few responsibilities, the bochurim still manage to balance their numerous commitments with a Smicha program as well as a vibrant chassidish lifestyle.

    There was wine aplenty and the finest cheese to go around, as well as games and entertainment provided by last year’s shluchim who were hosting. A definite highlight was Shliach Sruli Myhill who gave an interactive wine tasting course, guiding us through the history and bouquet behind the many famous kosher wines present. Most notable was the tongue-in-cheek video presentation produced by Yisroel Rosenbaum that summarized the considerable efforts of the shluchim in all areas throughout the year. The Rabbis awarded each of them their Smicha certificates after wishing them success in their endeavors.

    With every ending comes a new beginning however, and the current shluchim set the tone for the upcoming year. The new kvutzeh introduced themselves on stage, and Shliach Tzviki Rimler addressed the community with a charismatic keynote speech.

    The night finished with lively dancing, the old boys merging with the new, and poignant farewells. “It’s bittersweet. I’m sad to see them go,” a community member said, “but excited to see what the fresh group can do.”



    Related Posts:

    1. Benny Schuller Rocks!!

      A mag
    *Only proper comments will be allowed
  • Event Calendar

  • Tuesday, Oct 27th, Wedding – Shlome Wolvovsky – CH & Rochel Leah Matusof – Madison, WI @ Oholei Torah
  • Thursday Oct 29th Wedding: Devorah Bennish – Detroit & Mordechai Rubin – London @ Royalty House, MI
  • Sunday, Oct 25th, Sholli Miller – Chicago, IL & Batya Korf – Miami Beach, FL @ Bais Rivka 310 Crown Street
  • Thursday, Oct 22 Wedding: Chaim Boruch Bar-Chaim – CH & Shoshana Pimentelli – CH/TX @ Oholei Torah
  • Thursday, Oct 22 L’Chaim: Sruli Finck – CH & Chaya Mangel – Dayton, OH @ Chovevei Torah 885 Eastern Parkway
  • Tuesday, Oct 20th Wedding: Dovid Kaminetzky – Melbourne, AU & Chaya Okunov – Crown Heights @ Oholei Torah
  • Monday Oct 19 L’Chaim: Ari (Aaron) Levertov – Crown Heights & Debby Rabinowicz – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Choivevey Torah
  • Monday, Oct 19 2015 Wedding: Mendy Zippel – Salt Lake City, UT & Fraidy Shagalov – Crown Heights @ Oholei Torah
  • Sunday 18th Oct. L’Chaim: Chananya Niassoff – CH & Tzirl Brennan – CH @ Bais Rivkah Crown St
  • Sunday Oct 18th – Wedding: Mendy Edelman – Crown Heights & Sara Lozenik – Miami, FL @ Oholei Torah
  • Tehilim

  • Urgent Tehillim Needed
  • Dov Chaim Ben Rivkah
  • Tzvi Hirsch Ben Guttel
  • Charna Alexandra bas Chana Esther
  • Ettie Bas Alte Miriam
  • Zissel Yehudis Bas Masha
  • Chaim Yosef Yitzchok Ben Sarah Elka
  • Devorah Bas Sarah
  • Boruch Ben Sarah
  • DovBer Ben Dina
  • Lost and Found

  • Lost Men’s Heavy Black Winter Jacket Size Large in 770
  • Lost in 770 before Pesach, a black Bradley Jons long coat size 38R. No lining and no belt. Almost brand new! Please call zalman at 347-788-0749
  • Found black hats outside 770, behind the Hatzalah ambulance
  • lost – Chitas bearing a blessing to Shmuel from Sarge. (Sargent Zvi Fisher z..l.v) [email protected] or +1-7869427070
  • LOST: in 770 a black Lenovo Intel core i5 laptop in a dark grey laptop bad together with a WD hard drive, if found please call Zalmy 347-788-0749
  • Found: Maroon Chitas
  • Found: Bag of Clothes
  • Found: Leather-Bound Pink Siddur
  • Lost: Box with Mini Shas from YSP
  • Lost: Rose Gold Bangle/Bracelet
  • Classifieds

  • Cook position for a local Mosad
  • Looking for a cook/kitchen manager
  • Administrator for a local Mosad Experience a must, and preferbiligual a bonus [email protected]
  • Looking for a cook/kitchen manager Experience a must. [email protected]
  • ‘Beis Mosiach’s’ to give away for free
  • Private Rooms for Men
  • Newly renovated Basement for rent
  • Judaica Store in Crown Heights is Looking to Hire
  • Looking for Work? Opportunity available, for a quick & efficient typist in Williamsburg. For more info: 201-800-1774
  • Lost in 770 Last Week: Transparant Bag of Tefillin, Rashi, R”T, Chitas – in black/grey 770 pouches