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K00721 Text:

Assembly Resolution No. 721
BY: M. of A. Weprin
        COMMEMORATING  the  Anniversary celebration of the
        Birthday of the  revered  Lubavitcher  Rebbe,  Rabbi
        Menachem M. Schneerson
  WHEREAS,  The  true  architects  of  society and community are those
individuals whose faith and unremitting commitment serve to sustain  the
spiritual  and  cultural  values  of  life; the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi
Menachem M. Schneerson was surely such an individual; and
  WHEREAS, World Jewry is now celebrating the 120th  birthday  of  the
renowned and revered leader of World Jewry, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi
Menachem M. Schneerson; and
  WHEREAS,  Serving  over  44  years  of  dedicated  leadership, Rabbi
Schneerson established over 1,500 Lubavitch Centers, helping  people  of
all walks of life throughout the world -- from Australia to Africa, from
Holland to Argentina, from Moscow to Mumbai; and
  WHEREAS,  Rabbi  Schneerson's  educational activities throughout the
globe  have  enriched  and  strengthened  the  religious,   educational,
cultural and ethical fibers of all citizens of the world; and
  WHEREAS,  He  was a remarkable and holy man who inspired millions of
Jews and non-Jews to greater dedication, loyalty and commitment  in  all
matters "between man and G-d" and "between man and man"; and
  WHEREAS,  Rabbi  Schneerson proclaimed the Redemption was on its way
and he called upon all citizens of the world to prepare with a  personal
commitment to increase all activities of goodness and kindness; and
  WHEREAS,  Today,  in  the  United  States  of  America,  the  Chabad
Lubavitch movement has institutions in every State of the Union; and
  WHEREAS, Globally, the Chabad Lubavitch movement operates over 5,000
centers in over 1,000 cities in 102 countries all over the world; and
  WHEREAS, During the last 82 years, since 1940, the Chabad  Lubavitch
movement has their World Headquarters in the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  This  year,  Tuesday,  April 12, 2022, corresponding to 11
Nissan, 5782, the Rebbe's 120th birthday, to Tuesday,  August  9,  2022,
corresponding  to  12 Av, 5782 celebrated as "120 Days of Education," in
tribute to the  educational  endeavors  of  this  visionary  leader  and
learned gentleman on behalf of all mankind; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout his purposeful journey of life, Rabbi Schneerson
compiled,  with  dignity  and  grace,  decades filled with philanthropic
causes, humanitarian effort and astute Judaic leadership, justly earning
the devotion of his followers and the  admiration  and  respect  of  his
fellow man; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate  the  traditional  observance  of  the  Anniversary  of  the
Birthday  of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, and to
recognize April 12, 2022 to August 9, 2022, as "120 Days  of  Education"
in  tribute to the educational endeavors of the beloved Rebbe; and be it
  RESOLVED,  That  a  copy  of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Rabbi Shmuel M. Butman, Director of the  Lubavitch  Youth
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