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Rabbi JJ Hecht's First Yartzeit

Watch the Rebbe suddenly enter during the gathering...

In connection with the Yartzeit of the famed Chossid Reb Yaakov Yehudah Hecht , RebbeDrive presents new footage documenting the gathering held in 770 on the anniversary of his first Yahrtziet in 5751.

The gathering was emceed by Rabbi Shea Hecht, and addressed by:

Rabbi Gershon Sabol ; Dean of Beis Rivka in Montreal

Judge Joseph Fish ; President of N.C.F.J.E.

Mr. Charles Posner ; Asistant District Attorney

Reb Dovid Raskin ; Menahel of Tzach & Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim Hamerkozis

Mr. Steve Cohen ; of the Democratic party in Brooklyn

Mr. Sam Domb ; philanthropist

Rabbi Yosef Weinberg ; Director of United Lubavitcher Yeshivos

Rabbi Yehuda Kalman Marlow ; Av Beis Din of Crown Heights
Yehuda Cheiko ; Student in Ivy Leauge study program

Rabbi Chaim Mordechai Aizik Chodakov ; Head of the Rebbe's Mazkirus & chairman of Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch and Agudas Chasidei Chabad.

As can be seen in the video, the gathering ended abruptly when the Rebbe returned from the Ohel & entered the Shul for Mincha & Maariv, which was followed by the distribution of dollars.

After the Rebbe left Shul, there was music & dancing in 770 followed by a Farbrengen with Reb Yoel Kahn in honor of Chamisha Asar B'av.

Rabbi JJ Hecht's First Yartzeit
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