Thousands of guests that came to the Rebbe for the month of Tishrei, gathered together in 770 for a “Bruchim Haboim – Welcoming’ ceremony.
Rabbi Eliezer Weinner, Shliach in Eretz Yisroel, opened up the event, with the Rebbe’s Kapital.
The Rabbonim of Crown Heights, Rabbi Aharon Yaakov Shwei and Rabbi Yosef Yeshaya Braun spoke words of inspiration, and about the great z’chus everyone has for coming to the Rebbe for the month of Tishrei, especially being a year of Hakhel.
The organizer of ‘Eshel – Hachnosas Orchim’, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Hendel, spoke about his great z’chus of running the organization that takes care of all the guests for so many years.
As the emcee called up R’ Sholom Ber Drizin, the crowd applauded with a standing ovation, showing their great appreciation towards Rabbi Drizin, who helps tremendously with supporting the Eshel organization.
The main speaker of the evening was Rabbi Chaim Dovber Zaltzman, Shliach to New Jersey, who spoke at length about the special closeness the Rebbe showed him over the years.
For words of conclusion, Rabbi Nachman Shapiro, Mashpia in Oholei Torah, was called up to address the crowd. Rabbi Shapiro spoke about the way everyone has to act while in the Rebbe’s neighborhood. He continued and connected Rosh Hashanah with the day we have to great Moshiach, and ended off with the declaration of ‘Yechi’.
The evening was emceed by Rabbi Shalom Ber Shmulewitz, Shliach in Eretz Yisroel.