Pirchei Agudas Yisroel Mid-Atlantic Regional Shabbos Shel Achdus 2019
Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of Scranton hosted the Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Shabbos Shel Achdus at Khal Machzikei Hadas on Shabbos Parshas Ki Sisa. Over 100 Pirchim from Washington Heights, Philadelphia, Flatbush and Far Rockaway attended. The event began on Friday afternoon with an Ice skating trip and culminated with a grand Melave Malka. A hasmodo program ran throughout the whole Shabbos with a Siyum on Seder Moed. Speakers included Rabbi Mordechai Fine, Rav K’hal Machzikei Hadas, Scranton. Rabbi Shraga Berlin, Director, PAI of Scranton, Rabbi Dovid Asher Katz, Director, PAI of Chaim Berlin, Rabbi Yehuda Schwartz, Director, PAI of Chaim Berlin, Rabbi Menachem Kunofsky Director, PAI of Washington Heights and Rabbi Ephraim Levi, National Director, Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of America, The Melave Malka was chaired by Rabbi Aryeh Jacubowicz, Rebbe, Scranton Hebrew Day School. On Shabbos afternoon all of the Pirchim walked to Yeshiva Beth Moshe where they enjoyed an oneg Shabbos and heard divrei brocho from the Rosh Hayeshiva, Rabbi Yaakov Schneidman, shlit”a. Rabbi Shraga Berlin, long time Pirchei Director, coordinated the entire event.