Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Rabbi Markwoitz Farbrengs at LDC

Rabbi Zalmen Leib Markowitz farbrenged at Lubavitch Day Camp of Monsey today in honor of Chof Menachem Av.

Av 20 is the yahtzeit of the Rebbe's father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson (1878-1944), in Alma Ata, Kazakhstan. Rabbi Levi Yitzchak was Chief Rabbi of Yekaterinoslav (currently Dnepropetrovsk), and was arrested and exiled to Kazakhstan by the Stalinist regime as a result of his work to preserve Jewish life in the Soviet Union.