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12-Hour Marathon ‘Teach-In’ Inspired by the Rebbe

As the clock struck one this afternoon, some 75 influential societal leaders, innovators and changemakers gathered together with a large group of laypeople at the New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan. For the next 12 hours, with barely an interruption, they will engage in a marathon of public conversations and fireside chats—impactful dialogues that organizers of the inaugural One-to-One Global Forum say are designed to spur tangible and transformative societal good.

Friendship Circle Boutique Gets National Recognition

In the market for a designer wedding dress? A piano? Travel books, children’s toys, vintage furniture? They are all in stock at ZABS Place, an upscale resale boutique in Charlotte, North Carolina. Open since November of 2014, the store employs 14 adults with special needs. Their unique model, formed in conjunction with the Friendship Circle, has been embraced by the local Jewish community. And now it has been recognized on a national scale.

Teacher Out in Park with Students Assaulted

On Sunday afternoon, a teacher at the Ohr Menachem Boys’ School took his class to Lincoln Terrace Park (AKA Rochester Park) for recess. While there, a man walked over to the teacher and assaulted him in a completely unprovoked attack.

Tuesday: Rally at the Ohel

On Tuesday, the 15th of Sivan (June 21), there will be a rally at the Ohel for all children ages 5 to 12 featuring a raffle, crafts, refreshments and an amazing program. Buses will leave 770 at 5:00pm and return at 7:45pm. Transportation will cost $3.