Hundreds of children and their parents joined together on Thursday night, Lag B’omer, in front of 770 for a viewing of the Rebbe’s Lag B’omer Parade – 5744, with raffles and prizes for participants.
On Thursday night, Lag B’omer, at 6:15 PM, hundreds of children and their parents joined together in front of 770 for a viewing of the Rebbe’s Lag B’omer Parade – 5744.
The event took place on Eastern Parkway, at the exact spot where the actual parade took place. School children from all over Crown Heights joined together to watch, listen, answer questions, and win exciting prizes.
At the event, 10 incredible prizes were raffled off. There was also be an automatic prize for each participant.
This event was the climax of a successful year for Connection Point, a JEM project in collaboration with Tzivos Hashem that now has 51 schools worldwide engaged. Connection Point encourages children to watch and listen to the Rebbe, and provides the tools necessary for them to understand the Rebbe with no go-between.
Participating schools included:
- Bnos Menachem
- Darchai Menachem
- Ohr Menachem
- ULY – Crown Street
- ULY – Ocean Parkway
- Oholei Torah
- Oholei Torah – 8th Grade
The event was made possible due to a generous grant from Osher and Rivka Karnowsky and Family in memory of their dear son Shmuel A”H. Connection Point 5781 is made possible by Yossi and Nechama Dina Katz and Family
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