After a full month packed with Yomim Tovim and experiences of all types, Anash.org photographer Dovber Hechtman presents his 100 favorite moments from among the tens of thousands he captured over the month.
One Last Stop by the Ohel Before Heading Home
Guests who were heading home after spending Tishrei in New York made one final stop at the Rebbe’s Ohel, where they davened, wrote a pan or sat down to learn before returning to their respective homes and routines.
Thousands at Eshel’s Farewell Event
Thousands of guests gathered in Oholei Torah Ballroom Thursday night for a grand tzeischem l’shalom gathering organized by Eshel Hachnasas Orchim.
Panel Discuss The Rebbe’s Approach to Drinking Mashke
Prominent mashpi’im and shluchim discussed the Rebbe’s approach to drinking mashke and the ‘gzeirah’ not to say more than four l’chaims at a panel held on Thursday night near 770.
Erev Shabbos Bereishis Around Crown Heights
The streets and shops of Crown Heights were packed on Friday as locals and the many guests who still remain prepared for Shabbos Parshas Bereishis. Plus: Shalom Zachar list.
Grand Farewell for Rebbe’s Tishrei Guests
A grand tzeischem l’shalom event was held by the Vaad Hatmimim on Wednesday to farewell the thousands who had come to spend Tishrei 5783 by the Rebbe, and to encourage them to translate the inspiration of the month into action.
Rebbe’s Sukkah Carefully Packed Away Until Next Year
Following the conclusion of Sukkos and Simchas Torah, a group of bochurim carefully dismantled the Rebbe’s sukkah on Wednesday and readied it for storage.
Shluchim to 30 Yeshivos Prepare With Kinus
Days before heading out to Yeshiva, Talmidim Hashluchim from 30 Yeshivas gathered for the annual Kinus Talmidim Hashluchim to be prepared and inspired for their great undertaking.
SGP Campers Hold Hakhel Reunion in Crown Heights
In honor of the Hakhel year all the Bochurim and staff from summer SGP – 5782 got together to celebrate the special summer they spent together.
Hundreds Prepare to Leave After Spending Tishrei in Lubavitch
As the month of Tishrei concludes, the first groups of guests who traveled to New York to spend Tishrei with the Rebbe prepared to head home after an inspiring month in Crown Heights.
Traditional Kinus Torah Held in 770
Rabbonim, roshei yeshiva and mashpi’im addressed the annual Kinus Torah on Wednesday continuing the tradition to hold such a gathering in 770 at the conclusion of each of the shalosh regalim.
Pledge to Learn Yiddish Earns Bochurim Unique Gift
Hundreds of bochurim who committed to learning and speaking Yiddish received a unique gift from Rabbi Chaim Boruch Halberstam; a postage stamp from a letter received and held by the Rebbe.
Mega Hakhel Celebration Unites Queens’ Jews
Jewish organizations across Queens, NY united for a mega Hakhel and Sukkos celebration featuring acclaimed speakers and an exciting program for adults and children.
Israeli Ambassador Joins Simchas Torah Hakafos in 770
Thousands of anash, bochurim and guests packed 770 for hakafos and davening on Shemini Atzeres and Simchas Torah. Among them was Gilad Erdan Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, who joined the Simchas Torah hakafos.
Moments Before Sunset: Hundreds Kiss Rebbe’s Torah
In the minutes before the Yom Tov of Shemini Atzeres began, the small Sefer Torah known as the ‘Rebbe’s Torah’ was brought outside of 770, and hundreds grabbed the opportunity to kiss it.
Over 1,000 Spend Simchas Torah at the Rebbe’s Ohel
A larger-than-average crowd of over 1,000 anash, shluchim and bochurim spent Simchas Torah at the Rebbe’s Ohel, with many guests making the effort to come this year in honor of Shnas Hakhel.
Crown Heights Prepares for Simchas Torah
The streets and shops of Crown Heights were packed on Sunday, Hoshana Rabba, as residents and guests prepared for the joyous Yom Tov of Shemini Atzeres and Simchas Torah.
770 Prepared to Welcome Thousands for Hakafos
Following the main minyan on Hoshana Rabba morning, 770’s large zal was closed and cleared out to prepare for the many thousands who will attend hakafos.
Hoshana Rabba at the Rebbe’s Ohel
Many hundreds of anash and bochurim arrived at the Rebbe’s Ohel over Hoshana Rabba to spend the upcoming Yom Tov of Simchas Torah in the Rebbe’s daled amos.
Hoshana Rabba Minyanim Continue In Every Corner
After the main shul of 770 was closed to prepare for hakafos, minyonim for shacharis and hoshanos continued outside 770, in the sukkah and in the Tishrei tent.