J514

Commemorating the Anniversary celebration of the Birthday of the revered Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson

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J514



Senate Resolution No. 514

BY: Senator MYRIE

COMMEMORATING the Anniversary celebration of the
Birthday of the revered Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi
Menachem M. Schneerson

WHEREAS, The true architects of society and community are those
individuals whose faith and unremitting commitment serve to sustain the
spiritual and cultural values of life; the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi
Menachem M. Schneerson was surely such an individual; and

WHEREAS, World Jewry is now celebrating the 119th birthday of the
renowned and revered leader of World Jewry, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi
Menachem M. Schneerson; and

WHEREAS, Serving over 44 years of dedicated leadership, Rabbi
Schneerson established over 1,500 Lubavitch Centers, helping people of
all walks of life throughout the world -- from Australia to Africa, from
Holland to Argentina, from Moscow to Mumbai; and

WHEREAS, Rabbi Schneerson's educational activities throughout the
globe have enriched and strengthened the religious, educational,
cultural and ethical fibers of all citizens of the world; and

WHEREAS, He was a remarkable and holy man who inspired millions of
Jews and non-Jews to greater dedication, loyalty and commitment in all
matters "between man and G-d" and "between man and man"; and

WHEREAS, Rabbi Schneerson proclaimed the Redemption was on its way
and he called upon all citizens of the world to prepare with a personal
commitment to increase all activities of goodness and kindness; and

WHEREAS, Today, in the United States of America, the Chabad
Lubavitch movement has institutions in every State of the Union; and

WHEREAS, Globally, the Chabad Lubavitch movement operates over 5,000
centers in over 1,000 cities in 102 countries all over the world; and

WHEREAS, During the last 81 years, since 1940, the Chabad Lubavitch
movement has their World Headquarters in the State of New York; and

WHEREAS, This year, Wednesday, March 24, 2021, corresponding to 11
Nissan, 5781, the Rebbe's 119th birthday, to Tuesday, July 20, 2021,
corresponding to 10 Av, 5781 celebrated as "118 Days of Education," in
tribute to the educational endeavors of this visionary leader and
learned gentleman on behalf of all mankind; and

WHEREAS, Throughout his purposeful journey of life, Rabbi Schneerson
compiled, with dignity and grace, decades filled with philanthropic
causes, humanitarian effort and astute Judaic leadership, justly earning
the devotion of his followers and the admiration and respect of his
fellow man; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the traditional observance of the Anniversary of the

Birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, and to
recognize March 24, 2021 to July 20, 2021, as "118 Days of Education" in
tribute to the educational endeavors of the beloved Rebbe; and be it
further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Rabbi Shmuel M. Butman, Director of the Lubavitch Youth
Organization.

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  • 18 / Mar / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 23 / Mar / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 23 / Mar / 2021
    • ADOPTED

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