Sunday, July 13, 2008

Beis Menachem BBQ

Over 200 men, women and children from the greater Monsey community participated in the K’hal Beis Menachem First Annual BBQ!
Following a delicious buffet of salads and barbequed hotdogs, hamburgers, chicken and steaks, the crowd heard greetings from Rabbi Boruch Lesches, the Rav of K’hal Tzemach Tzedek Lubavitch.

Rabbi Lesches spoke about the unique role that the shul plays and of his strongencouragement to Rabbi Kagan to be the shul’s spiritual leader. The event MC, Rabbi Dov Oliver, who is one of the driving forces behind the shul’s growth in addition to being the director of the Hillel at Rockland Community College, then introduced the Rav of K’hal Beis Menachem, Rabbi Dr. Chaim Dovid Kagan.

Rabbi Kagan gave over a Dvar Torah and introduced the shul Treasurer, Eli Zisman, to present an award to Mr. Louie Phiffer, the shul’s beloved candyman. Reb Louie was presented with a beautiful personalized candyman’s talis bag. And finally, after thunderous yelling of “We want Lipa!” the crowd was treated to more than 90 minutes of beautiful and energetic singing by the world renowned Chassidic singer Lipa Schmeltzer!

Pictures by Mordechai Litzman

New Sefer Torah Sold Out!

In a true testament of the generosity and kavod haTorah of the community all of the parshiyos and kibbudim for the new Monsey community Sefer Torah were sold out in less than 1 week! If you are interested in being made aware should any parshiyos become available please contact monseytorahproject@gmail.com. A payment form will be posted shortly.