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Saturday, November 14, 2009

Watch the International Conference of Shluchim Online

Watch the Kinus Hashluchim
As the 25th-annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries draws to a close, the almost 3,000 attendees – who flew in from locations spanning the globe – will meet up with their visiting lay leaders and make their way from the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, N.Y., to the New York State National Guard Armory for the conference’s concluding banquet.

Traditionally the highlight of the conference, this year’s banquet – which will be simulcast live on Jewish.tv, a streaming video project of the Web site Chabad.org – will feature an address from Professor David Luchins, chair of Touro College’s department of political science and a longtime advisor to the late New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, about his own family’s interactions with the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory. The keynote speech will be delivered by Rabbi Yehuda Shemtov, director of Chabad of Bucks County, Pa.

The newly-knighted Rabbi Aryeh Sufrin of Ilford, England, and conference administrator Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, vice chairman of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of Chabad-Lubavitch, will also speak.

The banquet, which will celebrate 70 years of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s activities being directed from the United States, will begin Sunday at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.

To view the banquet’s proceedings on Jewish.tv, click here.


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