Rabbi Lazar Visits HASC in Crown Heights

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Russia’s Chief Rabbi, Berel Lazar, visited the residents of HASC Center’s Crown Heights group home, where he joined the residents for a lively farbrengen in honor of Rosh Chodesh Kislev.

Rabbi Lazar was welcomed by Mr. Shmiel Kahn, CEO of HASC, Mr. Abe Eisner, President of the HASC Board of Directors, and Rabbi Berel Majesky, Director of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn.

Rabbi Lazar was warmly welcomed by the residents of the home, who were eager to show him around.

After his full tour of the home, Rabbi Lazar joined them for a farbrengen in honor of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, during which he spoke about the importance of always being b’simcha, which is the theme of Chodesh Kislev.

After some lively niggunim, Rabbi Lazar gave everyone a warm bracha and chizuk as he was inspired by the amazing work of the HASC center.