SHABBOS BEREISHIS 5773 IN CROWN HEIGHTS
CROWN HEIGHTS (SHMAIS.com)
On Friday night there was at least 1 Sholom Zochor k"ah.
Cantor Pressman Davened Shachris @ the Umud. There were 7 Chasanim. Shimon Rivkin Davened ussaf @ the Umud.
Downstairs in 770 before Krias Hatorah they sold the "Mitzvos" for the year. Menachem Gerlitzky served as the auctioneer.
Avrohom Holtzberg, Yossel Lush and Zalman Lipsker joined Gerlitzky joined on the Bima for the bidding and sales which started at lerech 11:40am and went until 1:00pm
Here are the biggest sales:
Maftir Yonah - $29,000 - $3000 more than last year – Turgeman from France
· Hagba & Glila for the year - bought by Avrohom Holtzberg for $15,000
· Psichas Haaron for Kol Nidrei by Yosef Chadad from Herzilya for $24,000 - $6000 more than last year
· Choson Bereishis by Y.Y.S. for $26,000 - $8000 more than last year
· Psichas Haaron for Neila by Yosef Chadad from Herzilya for $12,000
· Psicha for all year by Anonymous for $8,000 – that’s $11,000 less than last year
· Hagosha Le’Hakofos – place the Rebbe’s Torah on the Rebbe’s Shtender - $13,000 by anonymous
· Chazak Shemos – Yoske Strassberg - $4000
· Chazak Vayikra – Yankel Spritzer - $4000
· Chazak Bamidbar - Abitan - $3000
All in all the sale of the Mitzvos brought in $205,000 an increase of $22,000 from last year.
In the Rebbe’s room Velvel Konikov davened Shachris @ the Umud. There were 5 Chasanim. Moshe Markel Davened Mussaf @ the Umud..
They announced who bought the "Mitzvos" before Mussaf.P'sichas HaAron all year - Rabbi Binyomin Klein
The regular Kiddushim, including those for the Chasanim were held both upstairs & downstairs in 770 and went on all afternoon long.
Downstairs in 770 before the end of Shabbos, R' Shimon Aron Rosenfeld Chazzered a Maamer.
@ the Ohel there were lerech 350 people. There was also 2 Chasanim