The wildly-popular Young Women’s Kinus will return for its fourteenth year, featuring a weekend of inspiration geared to post-seminary girls and newlyweds, with noted speakers, and inspirational farbrengens.
The wildly-popular Young Women’s Kinus will return this year during Chof Beis Shevat weekend, featuring a weekend of inspiration geared towards post-seminary single girls and newlyweds, with topics that promise to be relatable, whether you’re active in shlichus or in another field.
The event will feature a lineup of noted speakers, inspirational Farbrengens, lavishly catered meals, and other exciting opportunities to network and learn from peers and mentors.
Since 2009, the Young Women’s Kinus has been organized by two young women from Los Angeles — Chayala Markovits (née Mentz) and Sarah Haller (née Elharrar), and is now being taken over by Racheli Shatnani (LA) and Simcha Elharrar (LA). Each year, the Young Women’s Kinus brings chizuk to a demographic that often feels underserved in the community, and it has been a resounding success.
After the tragic passing last year of Rabbi Shimon A”H Raichik — a Los Angeles Chabad community pillar — Shatnani and Elharrar chose to dedicate the Young Women’s Kinus to his memory, grateful for Rabbi Raichik’s decades of leadership and guidance. Rabbi Raichik’s kindness, wisdom and generosity has helped and reached thousands who will forever be touched, and the Young Women’s Kinus will add a brick to the towering edifice that is his legacy.
During the Young Women’s Kinus each year, hundreds of girls gather in Crown Heights to socialize with friends, enjoy gourmet meals and receive a spiritual lift from workshops, sessions and events tailored just for them.
Many of the girls in this age group are already involved in shlichus — assisting in chabad houses around the world, Hebrew schools, bat mitzvah lessons, preschool and so on — while others have found their niche in other fields. Accordingly, the sessions will tackle topics for both those who are working and those who are currently on shlichus.
The Kinus will begin on the evening of Thursday, 18 Shvat-February 9, with an inspiring address by Mrs. Naomi Gutnick and a trip to the Ohel with a hachana by Rabbi Shais Taub.
On Friday night a chassidishe farbrengen will be held with Rabbi Eli Engelson, who directs The Soul House & Shuas Kollel. On Motzei Shabbos, participants will enjoy a talk by Mrs. Dassi Zar & Mrs. Rochie Orimland followed by live music and dancing.
Additional speakers in this year’s program include Rabbi Mendy Wolf, Ms. Chana Hirschowitz, Mrs. Sara Wolko, Ms. Chaya Mansourri, Sheva Balkany MS, Mrs. Esty Perman, Mrs. Chava Witkes, Mrs. Sandra Paul, and Mrs. Raizel Schusterman.
Visit the Young Women’s Kinus site for the complete schedule.
Space is limited — sign up now.