Members of the Chabad community were out in force at a large solidarity rally in support of Israel outside Parliament house in Melbourne, Sunday 14 Av 5744.
The rally attracted over 2,000 people, numerous politicians and other community leaders.
Participants in the rally readily put on Tefillin, accepted Neshek and gave Tzedokoh.
Chabad representatives were part of a general campaign organized by Chabad of Melbourne to highlight the message of the Rebbe about the importance of doing extra Mitzvos during this time of crisis.
Other activities have been an ongoing Tefillin campaign during daylight hours at various locations throughout Melbourne.