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This year, for the ninth year, tens of thousands of viewers from around the world will be able to view the International Kinus HaShluchim banquet live on a broadcast made possible by the organizers of the Kinus. The live streaming webcast begins at 5:15pm on Sunday, Nov. 11, and is taking place at the New York Hilton, New York City’s largest ballroom.
The highlight is always the traditional roll call of countries and regions which is followed by spirited dancing.
Opening remarks will be delivered by Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky and a d’var Torah by Rabbi Eli Rosenfeld of Lisbon, Portugal.
Rabbi Ari Shishler, Director of Chabad of Strathavon, South Africa, will represent his fellow Shluchim and deliver the keynote address at the Kinus Hashluchim Gala Banquet this year. He will speak on the theme of this years’s kinus: the 200th anniversary of the Alter Rebbe’s passing and the 70th anniversary of the publication of Hayom Yom.
Mr. Steven Solarsh a prominent entrepreneur and founding member and supporter of Chabad of Strathavon, South Africa will join Rabbi Shishler in addressing the banquet.
Chief Rabbi Yisroel Meir Lau will be guest speaker at the banquet. Rabbi Lau will share inspirational moments of his longtime and special relationship with the Rebbe during his decades-long service in the Israeli Rabbinate.
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