By COLlive reporter
Rabbi Efraim Mintz, Executive Director of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) marked his 50th birthday Thursday evening at a gathering with family and friends.
Hosted in his home in Crown Heights, Rabbi Mintz welcomed Rabbis, Shluchim, and prominent community members for a Chassidic Farbrengen.
Merkos Vice Chairman Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky and many of the guests gave brachos to Rabbi Mintz and praised his work in leading JLI, which brings Torah learning to hundreds of thousands around the world.
The JLI Institute (JLI) offers adult Jewish education courses on Jewish history, law, ethics, philosophy and rabbinical literature worldwide. It also develops Jewish studies curricula for women, college students, teenagers, and seniors.