By COLlive reporter
Communities across the US and Canada are preparing for the massive Hakhel Unity event which join tens of thousands via live broadcast.
Tens of thousands around the US and Canada will join simultaneously for “Connection & Commitment: A live, interactive coast-to-coast farbrengen” in preparation for Gimmel Tammuz on Sunday, June 26 – 20 Sivan 5776 at 2:00pm EST.
Hundreds of communities will gather together to join the historic event, joining live with Anash communities across the USA and Canada.
Dozens of communities have already confirmed their participation in the event, with many more to join, which will be hosted live from locations including Houston, TX; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; Montreal, Canada; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Brooklyn, NY, and many others.
Rabbonim in Los Angeles, CA and South Florida have each issued Kol Korehs calling all members of Anash to join this truly remarkable every and display of unity and hiskashrus.
In south Florida a team of shluchim, rabbonim and askonim have been putting in many hours putting together a very special program for the entire community which will take place at Broward County Convention Center.
In Los Angeles, a large auditorium has been procured to accommodate the large crowd expected.
A Crown Heights event is being planned as well, details will be forthcoming.
Rabbonim that are encouraging their communities to join their local event include Rabbis Leibel Schapiro, Yisroel Rosenfeld, Berel Bell, Shimon Raichik, Shimon Lazaroff, Berel Mockin, Avraham Benshimon, Dovid Bannon, Yossi Marlow, Yossi Denburg, Sholom Lipskar, Moshe Stern and Yakov Ringo.
The program will be geared for men, women and children and will include special video clips of the Rebbe, world class speakers as well as special live, musical presentations – all featured live from various locations across the USA and Canada.
“Community Rabbonim, leaders and activists in these locations are energized and creating a large scale excitement for this coast-to-coast act of unity among the family of Chassidim in this year of Hakhel,” organizers said.
Organizers are fielding requests from many cities to join this event by organizing a local viewing in their city.
Communities still wishing to join: it is not too late and can be done by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to register and for more info.