On Motzei Shabbos, Chof Av, a Melave Malka was held at Beis Menachem of Tannersville, a village in Greene County, NY, in honor of Chov Av, the yahrzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Schneerson, the Rebbe’s father.
Over 200 people attended, including Rabbi Herschel Schachter, Rosh HaKollel of Yeshiva University; Mr. Yankel Rubin, president of Congregation Anshei HaSharon of Tannersville, and many Chassidishe and Litvishe members of the local community.
The event was chaired by Rabbi Zushe Wilhelm, menahel of Mesivta Oholei Torah in Crown Heights.
Rabbi Pinchos Dovid Horowitz, the Bostoner Rebbe of Flatbush, also addressed the crowd as well as Rabbi Yehoshua Burnstein, Rav of Congregation Anshei HaSharon.
The keynote address was delivered by Rabbi Yosef Braun, member of the Crown Heights Beis Din.
A special video presentation of the Rebbe was shown and a Chassidishe farbrengen followed.