Encourages His Chasidim to Visit Museum
On December 21, the Vizhnitzer Rebbe from Eretz Yisrael, Harav Menachem Mendel Hager, shlita, visited the temporary facilities of Amud Aish during a two-day trip to New York. The visit featured the Rebbe affixing a mezuzah to the doorpost leading to the new exhibit “Hidden Children and the Holocaust,” a l’chaim, a special address by the Rebbe, speeches by museum board members, and a tour of the new exhibit. Among those taking part in this historic visit to the museum were New York State Senator Simcha Felder; New York City Councilman Chaim Deutch; Executive Vice President of Agudath Israel of America, Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel; and former secretary general of the World Jewish Congress, Israel Singer. The Rebbe concluded the visit by wishing Amud Aish continued success, and he stressed that he would like to visit again at length in the future, iy”H.