By COLlive reporter
Photos by Chaim Tuito
In anticipation to the new Zman beginning in Chabad Yeshivas worldwide, a special conference – Kinus Talmidim Hashluchim was held for the Shluchim traveling to Yeshivos around the world which took place at F.R.E.E. of Brighton Beach, NY.
Organized by the Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim, the program started with a video of the Rebbe, followed by the keynote address from Rabbi Fishel Oster, Maggid Shiur in Beis Medrash Oholei Torah, who told Bochurim what is expected from them as Shluchim of the Rebbe.
This was followed by 5 former Talmidim Hashluchim who shared their experiences on various topics for success in Shlichus for every 5 minutes and a sumptuous Dinner.
One of the highlights of the event were Introducing “Halikut,” a new program by the Vaad Hatmimim for Bochurim to take upon themselves to study the full Chelik Chof of Likutei Sichos and know it well and by-heart.
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In preparation for the Mivtza, Rabbi Leima Wilhelm, a Mashpia and Maggid Shiur in Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim in Morristown, NJ, spoke to the Bochurim about the importance of learning the Rebbe’s Torah.
Attendees then split up into 3 different sessions on the topics of “Involving every Bochur” led by Rabbi Mendel Itzinger of Igud Mesivtos V’Yeshivos, “Viewing Farbrengens of the Rebbe” led By Rabbi Levi Plotkin of Connection Point, and “Fundraising and practical tips” led by Rabbi Yossi Kamman of Chassidisher Derher magazine.
The event concluded with a grand Farbrengen by Rabbi Osher Farkash of Yeshivas Chabad Argentina.
A unique memento was distributed to all the participants who thanked the Vaad Hatmimim led by Rabbi Tzvi Altein along with Rabbi Mendy Tubul, Boruch Ceitlin, Peretz Garelik and Shneur Marasow.