Hundreds of thousands of children, Yeshivah Bachurim and Jews from all over joined in a day of Tefillah organized by “Dirshu” and delved into the teachings of Maran the Chofetz Chaim * Heartfelt event at the circumcision of a boy who reached the age of Mitzvot who asked to enter the covenant of the Brit of Avrohom Avinu and became circumcised and was called ‘Yisroel Meir’ *
The “Yom Limud and Tefillah,” (presented also as a Day of Jewish Unity to our unaffiliated brethren) touched over 500,000 people! Participation continued even after the day was officially over, with more and more people signing on to be involved. By nighttime, when they were finally able to take stock on what had been one of the most amazing days ever, the organizers were able to recognize that their initiative had been supported by Jews literally ALL OVER THE WORLD!!prev. links...
There was participation from the USA, Eretz Yisrael, Canada, Mexico, France, Italy, Australia, Belgium, Greece and even Japan, to name but a partial list. The campaign had turned global in an unprecedented way, as the best global campaigns tend to do. With hundreds of thousands of people actively involving themselves in the “Day of Jewish Unity,” it became clear that the initiative had struck a chord in the hearts of Jews worldwide....read more at link
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