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Manchester Students Take Holiday Celebrations to the Homebound

Friday, 16 October, 2009 - 9:04 am

manchester.jpgComing off of one of the busiest times of the year, Jewish community members and yeshiva students in Manchester said that a campaign to bring the holiday season to homebound and hospitalised individuals resulted in hundreds of people getting a chance to celebrate the High Holidays.

According to Rabbi Yisroel Cohen, the Lancshire-based outreach director for the Chabad-Lubavitch yeshiva in Manchester, requests poured in from local families and congregations that knew of Jewish hospital patients, nursing home residents and other homebound people who needed to hear the sounding of the ram’s horn on Rosh Hashanah, make a blessing on the Four Species during Sukkot, or simply needed a reliable supply of kosher food.

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