Today, at the tzion of Reb Levi Yitzchok in Almaty, Kazakhstan the Sefer Torah being written for the merit of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin was completed. Some 6,500 participated in its writing.
The Torah was commissioned by family members with the goal of uniting together in the merit of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin and affect his speedy release. 6,551 took the opportunity to participate in this monumental undertaking.
The siyum took place today, Chof Av, the yohrtzeit of the Rebbes father Reb Levi Yitzchok Schneerson at the graveside.