Thousands of Chabad women emissaries meet in N.Y.


Some 3,000 Chabad women emissaries serving in posts around the world are in New York for an international conference.

The conference, which concludes Sunday with a gala banquet, brings together thousands of day school principals, Hebrew school directors, adult educators, counselors, motivational speakers and their supporters from around the globe to provide several days of workshops, inspirational programs, networking opportunities and celebrations, according to

Since its establishment, the event has been held near the anniversary of the 1988 death of the wife of the last Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson died on the 22nd day of the Hebrew month of Shevat.