By COLlive reporter
Chassidim will be gathering to celebrate Yud Aleph Nissan, the Rebbe’s birthday with farbrengens, learning and special activities to spread Torah and Chassidus around the world.
In New York, 3 large gatherings will be marking the special occasions simultaneously on Monday night for men:
8:30 PM: Campus Chomesh – 470 Lefferts Avenue
This farbrengen is organized by Agudas Chassidei Chabad International for “Anash, Shluchim Temimim and guests from far and near.”
Announced speakers are Rabbi Avrohom Shemtov, Chairman of Agudas Chabad; Rabbi Yoel Kahn, the Rebbe’s Head Choizer; Rabbi Ezra Schochet, Rosh Yeshiva Ohr Elchanan Chabad in Los Angeles; Rabbi Azriel Chaikin, who served as a Shliach in Morrocco and Rabbi in communities in Europe.
9:00 PM: 770 Eastern Parkway
The Farbrengen organized by Cong. Lubavitch will be held in the main shul and will be addressed by rabbonim and mashpiim. It is being sponsored by R’ Sholom Ber Drizin in memory of his father, the Mashpia R’ Avrohom Mayor OBM.
9:00 PM: The Rebbe’s Ohel
A Yud Alpeh Nissan Farbrengen will be held in one of the permanent tents near the Rebbe’s holy resting place. It will be addressed by Rabbi Shmuel Lew, senior Shliach in London, England; Rabbi Shlomo Zarchi, Mashpia of Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitch – 770; Rabbi Sholom Moshe Paltiel, Director of Chabad of Port Washington in Long Island, NY. Busses are available at bit.ly/11nissanbus