$854,073 (and counting) was raised in honor of the 77th yahrtzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Schneerson through a worldwide campaign. There were over 3,000 donors from across the globe who participated.
The campaign raised funds for renovations of the Tziyun and for the activities around the year in the seven existing Jewish centers throughout the republic: Almaty, Karagandy, Kostanay, Nur Sultan, Pavlodar, Shymkent and Ust-Kamenogorsk.
The campaign was successfully directed by Bracha Torenheim from Flowmotion Studios and Rabbi Shloimy Greenwald from Raisethon in New York.
Over 3,000 people donated and participated in this project honoring the Rebbe’s father.
Rabbi Yeshaya Cohen, Chief Rabbi of Kazakhstan sums up the campaign: “It is heartwarming to see that thousands of jews united together to support Jewish life in Kazakhstan, the country where Rabbi Levi Yitzchok, the Rebbe’s father was exiled and buried. I have no doubt that this brings much Nachas to the Rebbe, that this campaign in memory of R’ Levi Yitzchok was so successful.
“We are grateful to all donors, teams and staff who worked tirelessly to ensure the success of this campaign. We see every donor as a true partner in our Shlichus, continuing R’ Levi Yitzchok’s work that began in the country 77 years ago. It is our obligation to reach every Jewish soul in the most far out city and village. I truly hope that in the merit of this achdus we greet Moshiach with the Geulah Shleima!”
The fundraiser site is still open for donations. The names of all donors will be mentioned at the Tziyon of R’ Levi Yitzchok.
The raffle for 2 tickets to the Ohel of R’ Levi Yitzchok will take place on Tuesday, 25 Menachem Av.
A very special thank you to Rabbi Moshe Pinson, Yanki Teitelbaum, Menachem Zigelbaum, Levi Sudak, Sholom Loebenstein, Zevi Kugel, Yochai Carmi, Rizel strategies, Mushka Hershkop, Miri Fogel, Ida Nadvurah, Shlomo Cohen, Yeshaya Aba Cohen, Mrs. Gitty Cohen, Mrs. Mina Leah Liberow, Mrs. Shoshana Morozow, all Chabad websites who updated the news in true unity, the Raisthon staff, the ambassador teams and all those that assisted to make the campaign a success!
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