Education proclamation presented


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Mayor William Euille, Rabbi Mordechai Newman, Director, Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria, and City Councilman Paul Smedberg got together April 6 for the presentation of a proclamation.

In honor of April 9, 2006, corresponding to 11 Nissan 5766, which marks 104 years since the birth of The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, Mayor William D. Euille issued a proclamation of “104 days of education in the city of Alexandria.” The 104 days began on Sunday, April 9.

The Proclamation pays tribute to the Rebbe who has over his years of dedicated leadership, established more than 3,000 Chabad Lubavitch Centers, helping people of all walks of life throughout the world, from Australia to Africa, Holland to Argentina; from Moscow to Jerusalem.

Mayor William D. Euille, together with Councilman Paul Smedberg, presented the proclamation to Rabbi Mordechai Newman, Director, Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria-Arlington, during the April 6 meeting of City Council. The mayor asked Rabbi Newman to speak to the audience about the Rebbe and the work of Chabad Lubavitch.

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