Tens of thousands gathered at Wells Fargo Stadium in Philadelphia on Sunday evening for the Adirei Torah event, honoring the 9,000 member student body of BMG – Lakewood yeshiva.
Speakers included the four heads of the Lakewood yeshiva, Rabbi Malkiel Kotler, Rabbi Yerucham Olshin, Rabbi Yisroel Newman and Rabbi David Schustel. Two guests from Israel spoke as well, Rabbi Dov Landau and Rabbi Zvi Meir Bergman.
World-renowned Lubavitch lecturer Rabbi YY Jacobson was in attendance on the dais.
The local Shliach from Lakewood, NJ, Rabbi Moshe Gourarie was in attendance as well. Other Lubavitchers who are close friends with R’ Lazer Scheiner were in attendance as well.
The event, the second from the monumental Adirei Hatorah initiative spearheaded by philanthropist R’ Lazer Scheiner, was attended by numerous Rabbanim and Roshei Yeshiva.