By COLlive reporter
The Jewish community of greater Houston gathered on Wednesday for an evening of inspiration and reflection, marking the 20th yahrtzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory.
Hosted by the 9 Chabad Lubavitch Centers of the greater Houston area and broadcast live by Jewish.TV, “Timeless Leadership,” on Wednesday, June 25, had a panel discussion exploring the Rebbe’s leadership and legacy.
Rabbi Barry Gelman of United Orthodox Synagogues served as master of ceremonies.
Dennis Prager, nationally syndicated radio host, moderated the program, which was inspirational and reflective, attainable by Jews of any and no affiliation.
On the panel were:
Rabbi Simon Jacobson, best-selling author of “Toward a Meaningful Life,” and part of the team of scholars which wrote and prepared the Rebbe’s teachings for publication.
Rabbi Yosef Chaim Kantor, Chief Rabbi and Director of Chabad of Thailand. With four Chabad Centers, run by 10 rabbinical families, the Thailand Chabad Houses serve both their local Jewish communities, as well as the tens of thousands of Jewish travelers.
Mrs. Miriam Lipskier, co-director of the Chabad Student Center at Emory University. Together with her husband and seven children, she created a vibrant community of Jewish life and learning and is a teacher of Jewish thought and spirituality.