New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and Senator John Marchi (R- Staten Island), the nation’s longest serving state legislator, welcomed Rabbi Schmuel Buttman to the State Capitol in Albany. On April 10th, Rabbi Buttman gave the invocation at the beginning of Senate Senate’s legislative session. Rabbi Buttman is director of Lubavitch Youth Organization. He was in Albany to also celebrate the anniversary in remembrance of Rebbe Schneerson's birthday. Rebbe Schneerson started the Lubavitch movement.