As the ‘Two decades is too long’ unity event nears, preparations are in full swing.
Organizers are coordinating the thousands of chairs to 20′ video screens, from the video production and other efforts to accommodate the thousands expected to attend.
But among the usual hustle and bustle of preparation, this event has a new twist.
All Crown Heights schools have distributed a special booklet, which contains 20 daily stories about the Rebbe, and a collection of short Sichos. The schools have encouraged all children to repeat these 20 stories at their supper tables in the 20 days preceding Gimmel Tammuz.
Additionally, a booklet including 3 Maamorim has been distributed in Chabad Yeshivos worldwide. The Maamorim have also been translated and explained in English.
Last but not least, every day until the event, a 2 minute Rebbe video clip is released, in order to enhance the excitement and passion to see the Rebbe.
The climax of the entire campaign will be on 24 Sivan, June 22nd, 8:30-9:30 PM, when an hour-long video of the Rebbe will be screened on Eastern Parkway.
This will be the first time in Crown Heights history that the entire parkway will he blocked off twice in one year for its Jewish residents. The organizers give their thanks to the NYPD and the 71st Precinct.
Download English booklet here.
Download Hebrew booklet here.