From the opening remarks to the Keynote, and concluding with the Roll Call, CrownHeights.info presents a video recap of the inspiring and emotional speeches made at the Kinus Hashluchim Banquet Sunday night.
Daily Archives: November 8, 2015
Moments before the Banquet of the International Kinus Hashluchim gets underway.
Over 5,000 Shluchim and their guests will convene at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, one of the largest shipping terminals in New York City, for the Grand Gala Banquet that will conclude the annual International Conference of Chabad Emissaries. CrownHeights.info will be streaming live video of the event, which will begin at 5:30pm.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 89, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Declining a Handshake like a Chossid; Attending Pro-Israel Events; What Will the Messianic Times Look Like? The Rebbe’s Contribution to Chassidus.
Rabbi Ovadia Isakoff, Chabad emissary to Russia’s Muslim Republic of Dagestan, who in the summer of 2013 was shot in the chest by terrorists who had just returned from fighting in Syria, proudly officiated at the wedding of a young Jewish neighbor of his – a young man who is credited with saving his life in the critical moments following the attack two years ago.
A 48-year-old Israeli man is in serious condition after he was stabbed Sunday on Highway 55 outside the Palestinian village of Nabi Ilyas. In a separate attack that was caught on dramatic surveillance video, a female Palestinian terrorist stabbed and lightly wounded a civilian security guard as he stood at his post just outside Betar Illit.
Five Israelis were wounded in a vehicular terror attack at the Tapuach junction in the Samaria region of the West Bank on Sunday morning.
Some 800 young Shluchim posed for a group photo of their own, our photographer brings us a closer look at the faces that make up this amazing photo.
While their fathers participate in the International Kinus Hashluchim, the ‘Tzeirai Hashluchim’ have a program of their own, from which they draw inspiration from their counselors and peers – who are on Shlichus as well. Together, they posed for their own group photo in front of 770. Large photo in the Extended Article!
Packing thousands of Shluchim into a single photo is no small feat, our photographer brings you a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to set such a picture up.
Full size photo in the Extended Article
The South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Brooklyn, New York already played host last year to the monumental event – the Grand Gala Banquet of the Kinus Hashluchim. The scene is set to repeat once again itself Sunday evening. The following is a sneak peek at the crude commercial space being transformed into a gorgeous banquet hall.