A group of eleven shluchim attended the White House Chanukah reception this year. The group included, (Photo: Left to Right) Rabbi Zalman Mendelson (Jackson Hole, WY), Rabbi Hirshi Zarchi (Cambridge, MA), Rabbi Yoseph Biston (Parkland, FL), Rabbi Yehuda Weg (Tulsa, OK), Rabbi Abraham Shemtov (Chairman Agudas Chassidei Chabad), Rabbi Levi Shemtov (Director, American Friends of Lubavitch – Washington, DC), Rabbi Yitzchok Wolf (Chicago, IL), Rabbi Chaim Schmuckler, Albuquerque, NM), Rabbi Isser New (Atlanta, GA), Rabbi Aharon Goldstein (Ann Arbor, MI), Rabbi Levi Deitsch (Reston, VA).
The Last Meeting
At the White House Chanukah party this week, Chabad shluchim met with George Bush for the last time as president. "We will miss him, he was a good President," said Rabbi Avraham Shemtov to COLlive. Will we have the same warm relationship with Obama? "We don't know-that remains to seen," says Shemtov. Full Story