Kinus Hashluchos 5779

Private Babysitting Arrangements

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 9:13 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar



The Melava Malka program on Motzei Shabbos will take place in The Palace Hall in Boro Park. We recommend that you leave your baby in Crown Heights with a babysitter. If you must bring your baby, we will set up a room for you to be with your baby, and a live stream hookup. No babysitters will be allowed into The Palace Hall. Please do not make security or Vaad members put you in an awkward situation.

Mothers, babies and private babysitters at the Gala Banquet MUST be pre-registered. If you are planning to bring your baby along with a private babysitter, please make arrangements in advance to avoid and uncomfortable situation for you and your baby. Register your baby and babysitter in advance here by Tuesday, January 22.


Special Bus from the Ohel to Leonard's Palazzo

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 9:13 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar



Shluchos that are planning to be at the Ohel on Thursday morning can take advantage of the Kinus shuttle from the Ohel to Leonard's Palazzo on Thursday, 18 Shevat.

Buses are available for pre-registered guests only. The bus will be running at 11:00am and 11:30am from the Ohel to the Palazzo.



Valet Parking at the Banquet

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 9:12 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar


If you are planning to drive to the Gala Banquet, we have a limited amount of valet parking spots available for purchase. They must be purchased in advance of the Kinus. Click here to purchase valet parking.

Due to the limited spaces available, we recommend that you take the bus to the Banquet or arrive with a taxi or public transportation. Bus transportation times and locations are listed in the booklet you will receive upon arrival to the Kinus.


Important Ohel Information

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 9:12 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar


1. Our visit as a group of Shluchos to the Ohel, allows for 2 minutes for each Shlucha to be in the Ohel. It should be sufficient time for you to read your Pan and say a Kapital Tehillim. Should you want to be in the Ohel for a longer period of time, please go to the Ohel another time during your stay in NY. Please be mindful of the weather and considerate as there are older Shluchos and babies waiting on line. We are on a tight schedule and have to start our General Session on time as many Shluchos are leaving Monday afternoon.

2. Please wear non-leather shoes before exiting the tent as there is no room to keep leather shoes/boots right outside the Ohel. Removing or changing your leather footwear slows down the line.

3. If you see an older or pregnant woman or a mother with a baby please allow them to go to the front of the line. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and assisting a smooth Ohel visit. May our Tefillos be Miskabel and fulfilled to the utmost for revealed good.


Checking In: When and Where

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 9:11 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar


We look forward to greeting you at the Kinus. Please make note of the check In times and locations so you can plan accordingly.

Your Kinus ID will be required for entry to participate in all Kinus programs.

Wednesday: 3:00-9:00pm - JCM 
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm - JCM
Friday: 9:00am-1:00pm - JCM 
Motzei Shabbos: 7:00pm-9:00pm - JCM 
Sunday: 9:00am-3:00pm - JCM 
Sunday, Banquet: 4:00pm-8:00pm - US Armory

Be sure to bring government issued photo ID to check-in.


Orientation: New For This Year

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar


First time at the Kinus? Have not come for many years? Have questions? We have answers! Come make new friends as we give an overview of the Kinus and answer your questions - logistical and otherwise.

We look forward to welcoming you at orientation on Thursday at Leonard's Palazzo at 12.45 pm.


Mikvah.Org to Offer Taharas Hamishpacha Workshops

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar


The Taharas Hamishpacha Office and are offering workshops before the start of the Kinus for Shluchos.

The first workshop will take place on Wednesday, January 23 from 8:00-10:00 PM titled "The Impact of Past Trauma on our Relationships and Homes." Did we really survive the Holocaust emotionally healthy? Defining Adult Behavior - the Impact of non-adult behavior on our marriages and homes. Emotions - their gifts and keys to our personality. The talk will be presented by Mrs. Rivka Bauman LCSW and Alexander Rand, LCSW-CASAC.

The second workshop will take place on Thursday, January 24 from 9:00-11:00 AM titled "Emotional Intimacy, Physical Intimacy: The Mind - Body Connection." It will be presented by Mrs. Pamela Klein, LCSW.

Both workshops will take place at the 
Rubashkin Residence, 1349 President Street


Shabbos Meals During the Kinus

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 5:15 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar



Due to popular demand, Shabbos Meals for all Shluchos will take place on Friday night and Shabbos day of the Kinus. They will take place at United Lubavitch Yeshiva, and prepaid reservations are required to attend.



Please Update YOUR Schedule

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 5:15 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar


Your moments in Crown Heights are few and precious. In order to make sure we can serve you comfortably and respectfully, we would like to know which portions of the Kinus you will be participating in.

If you have already registered we hope you noticed the new section where you are asked to complete the specific sessions you will be participating in. If you have not registered yet, or did not complete those question please make sure to do so. It is important for us to have an accurate account of how many Shluchos will be attending each session, meal and more. We want to make sure there is ample seating and your meal is hot.

Click here to complete or update your schedule. Thanks in advance!


Tribute to Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar



This year's banquet takes place on the eve of the Rebbetzin's yartzeit and celebrates the unique role of women in today's world.

The featured presenters will include: 
Mrs. Nechami Wilhelm, Bangkok, Thailand
Mrs. Shoshi Weber, Dnipopetrovsk, Ukraine 
Mrs. Devora Alevsky, Cleveland, Ohio 
Mrs. Devorah Leah Raichman, Amazon, Brazil 
Mrs. Mor Greenberg, Pittsburgh, PA 
Friends from Marseilles, France 
Mrs. Raizy Rubin, Albany, New York


Roll Call Presentation: Please Share Your Photos

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 7:29 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar



In all of the workshops and general sessions at the Kinus, this year's theme is set to explore Women, Then and Now: Bringing the Geula.

We would like to demonstrate this power and strength in several presentations throughout the Kinus with photos representing moments of your Shlichus: Peulos, Mivtzoim, one-on-one connections, celebrations, and more.

We ask that you once again send pictures of your Peulos and interactions with your local community to be included in the presentations. Photos must be good quality and high resolution.

Click here to send us photos.


Shuttles to Leonard's Palazzo

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar


Buses to Leonard's Palazzo will leave from President and Kingston at 11:15 am, scheduled to arrive for the start of the program.

Shuttles will be running from Crown Heights to Leonard's Palazzo from 12:00 pm-8:00 pm, every half hour.

Shluchos Group Visit to the Ohel

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar


One of the most anticipated events of the Kinus is the group visit to the Ohel and the reading of the the Pan Kloli on behalf of the family of Shluchim. Our visit will take place on Monday, Chof Bais Shevat.

The Ohel bus will depart at 8:00 am from the corner of President Street and Kingston Avenue. The Pan Kloli will be read at 10:00am. There will be a video hookup in the tent allowing all the Shluchos to see and hear the Pan Kloli being read.

Each Shlucha will be given two minutes in the Ohel during this trip. If you feel you need more time, we suggest that you arrange another time to go during your visit.

Prior to entering the Ohel line each Shlucha must change her shoes/boots to non leather footwear. There is absolutely no room to leave leather shoes. Non leather slippers will be available.

Reservations required to board buses to the Ohel. 
Be sure to reserve if necessary.

As is customary we include in the Pan Kloli our request for Brachos for the Shluchos' families (as noted, this is for immediate family members only, other names and Bakoshos should be included in your personal Pan) for health, children and Shidduchim. Please put the names you want included for specific Brachos in the designated sections.


A Gift for the Rebbe and Rebbetzin

In preparation for the holy day of 22 Shvat, we - the undersigned shluchos of the Rebbe - are preparing a gift for the Rebbe and Rebbetzin as a keli for Brochos for all shluchos individually and the family of Shluchim as a whole.

We are participating in a hachlata in which we will speak to women to inspire them in the mitzvos of Neshek, Mikvah and Kashrus. In the merit of our collective fulfillment of the Rebbe’s holy directives להכין את עצמו ואת כל העולם כלו לקבל פני משיח צדקנו, may we merit to celebrate this Kinus in the בית המקדש השלישי.



New This Year: Get Updates Via WhatsApp

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 7:26 pm
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar



This year for the first time we will B'ezH be sending out updates via WhatsApp for your convenience

You will receive a message on your phone in advance of the Kinus, offering you to receive the Kinus updates. In order to receive the update messages, you will need to save the sender's number to your contacts.

We hope that this will help ensure a more seamless Kinus experience for you.


New Venue for the Gala Banquet

Friday, December 28, 2018 - 11:51 am
Posted by Rabbi Schneur Nejar


We are pleased to inform you that the Gala Banquet will take place at the US Army National Guard Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Sunday, 21 Shevat, 5779 (January 27th) at 5:00pm.

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