Thousands Visit Rebbe's Resting Place - Tens of thousands visited the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, on the 21st anniversary of his passing, Shabbat June 20. (Photo: Bentzi Sasson)
Dina Deutch served as an emissary in Samara, Russia, since 1997. With 5,000 Jewish residences on their mailing list, Dina and her husband built an impressive coterie of educational programming, social services and religious outlets in Russia’s sixth largest city.
Sarah Hecht is the founder of Chai Tots, an award-winning group of preschools in Brooklyn. As the mother of 13, the 51-year-old is a dynamo: 10 months of the year she directs her popular schools, while the summer finds her in the Catskills running a sleepaway camp for 300 teenagers.