Well over a thousand Jews of all stripes gathered together in Boro Park on Motzei Shabbos to celebrate Yud Tes Kislev, the Yahrtzeit of the Mezritcher Maggid and Yom Hageulah of the Alter Rebbe.
The Farbrengen was organized by Heichal Menachem, headed by Rabbi Leibel Altein. It was held at the Ateres Golda Simcha hall.
Among the crowd that filled the hall to capacity were prominent Rabbonim, Roshei Yeshiva, Maggidei Shiur and community leaders.
Among those who addressed the gathering was Rabbi Moshe Wolfson, Mashgiach Ruchni of Yeshiva Torah V’Daas, Rabbi Chaim Sholom Detsch, Rosh Kollel Tzemach Tzedek in Jerusalem, renowned educator and lecturer Rabbi Leibke Kaplan, and Rabbi Zev Katz, Gabbai of 770.
The Kapelye, headed by Rabbi Berel Zucker, sang Chassidisher Niggunim, accompanied by the music of Rabbi Yossi Cohen.
The Farbrengen was sponsored by rabbis Shaya Boymelgreen and Sholom Ber Drizin.