The first yartzeit of Mrs. Gitta Gansburg will be marked this Wednesday evening, Vov Kislev/November 18 at the Machon Chana dormitory, 1367 President Street, which was her home for 38 years.
Mrs. Gansburg was the dorm mother of Machon Chana, a division of NCFJE, and had the merit of the Rebbe telling her regarding the Machon Chana students, “Thank you for raising my daughters.”
In Chabad communities around the world, alumni are also marking the shloshim with gatherings and classes in the days preceding and following the yartzeit. Such Hakhel events are taking place in Brazil, France, Argentina, Israel and throughout the U.S.
At the Crown Heights event, which will be live streamed and also can be heard via telephone conferencing, there will be a reception at 8:00 p.m. followed by a program.
Speakers include Rabbi Shloma Majeski, principal of Machon Chana, Rabbi Yisroel and Mrs. Fradie Brod, son-n-law and daughter of Mrs. Gansburg, and Mrs. Sara Korn, alumna of Machon Chana and shlucha at Chabad of the Bowery in New York City.
There will be a raffle of a dollar of the Rebbe at the Yartzeit Hakhel Gathering to raise money for Machon Chana. Tickets will be sold at the event and people watching via live stream or listening by telephone will be able to participate in the raffle as well.
In honor of the yartzeit, all friends of Machon Chana and alumni are asked to donate to the Rabbi Itchke and Mrs. Gitta Gansburg Dorm Parents Fund, benefiting the students in the dormitory.
Donate via paypal to [email protected] or to 825 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11213.
To watch the live stream of the event – click here or call (712) 775-7031 then press 453-290-672#.