Members of the Jewish and Israeli institutions in New York have received Shmurah Matzoh for their Pesach Seder from Chabad.
The organizations include the Jewish Federation of North America, Israeli Consulate, UJA -Federation of New York, Israel Bonds, and Israel Mission to the United Nations New York.
“This is part of the Rebbe’s activities of helping Jews with receiving Shmurah Matzah,” said Rabbi Shmuel Butman, Director of Lubavitch Youth Organization (Tzeirei Agudas Chabad Hamerkozis).
“Chabad never forgets us,” said John Ruskay, executive vice president and CEO of the United Jewish Appeal – Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York.
Gerald Silverman, President and CEO of the United Jewish Federations of North America, also has warm words for Chabad.
“Chabad does great work,” he said. “They are an integral part of the Jewish scenery and the world sees their contribution to the Jewish nation.”
Members of the Israel Consulate and the Jewish Organizations in New York await the Matzoh eagerly.
“It has become a tradition that we very much appreciate and we thank Chabad for being there for us,” said Ido Aharoni, the Consul General of Israel in New York.