In a true sign of achdus, more than 50 people, including 16 Shluchim and many anash gathered in Boston to celebrate the Siyum Horambam this past Sunday night.
Gathered at the New England Hebrew Academy Lubavitz Yeshiva, the group heard from special guest speaker Rabbi Yossi Lew, Shliach in Peachtree City, Georgia.
The event was arranged by Rabbi Moshe Bleich of the Wellesley Weston Chabad and featured MC Rabbi Yaakov Ciment. Rabbi Moshe Lieberman, Chabad of Newton, made the Siyum, in which he discussed the role of Halacha in the time of Moshiach. Rabbi Mendel Gurkow, Chabad of Stoughton, made the Hascholoh, in which he discussed the concept of “knowing” Hashem.
Rabbi Lew than continued to Farbreng until 3 AM, when he had to leave for the airport. Rabbi Lew touched upon the importance the Rebbe set for the daily study of the Rambam, and how one has the opportunity to study something each and every day according to the Rebbe’s call and wish. Rabbi Lew elaborated upon the privilege and opportunity to be connected to the Rebbe and bring his message to the world. Rabbi Lew held the people spellbound while sharing many personal and communal stories and anecdotes enforcing his message.
Among those who attended were many Shluchim of the Rebbe to different cities in MA, including Rabbi Ilan Myers – Brighton, Rabbi Dovid Bush, Rabbi Yaakov Ciment, Rabbi Mendy Nagel and Rabbi Shmuly Posner of Brookline, Rabbi Shmuly Bronstein of Hinghim, Rabbi Yossi Kivman of Mansfield, Rabbi Mendy Kivman of Milford, Rabbi Levi Fogelman of Natick, Rabbi Mendy Krinsky of Needham, Rabbi Moshe Lieberman of Newton, Rabbi Nechemia Shusterman of Peabody, Rabbi Tzvi Backman of Sommerville, Rabbi Mendel Gurkov of Stoughton, Rabbi Yisroel Freeman of Sudbury and Rabbi Moshe Bleich of Wellesley.