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Yachad to host free concert fundraiser on Wed. night

(NEW YORK) – Yachad, the Orthodox Union’s (OU) leading organization for individuals with disabilities, will host a free virtual concert for the community as part of the organization’s ongoing fundraising campaign. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26.

The concert will feature performances from a number of leading Jewish music performers, including: Mordechai Shapiro, Benny Friedman, Shulem Lemmer and Eli Schwebel. They will perform alongside the Mendy Hershkowitz Band, along with M.C. Meir Kay. The event is being presented free for the community through a sponsorship from the Ralla Klepak Foundation for Education in the Performing Arts. There is no fee to participate with registration requested here .

“Concerts and the arts unite us and as we emerge from a year where many of our Yachad members were isolated due to the pandemic, it was very important for us to host an event that will bring us all together,” said International Yachad Director Avromie Adler.

“Yachad is a cornerstone program of the OU and plays a critical role in Jewish communities by providing programming, services and Torah education to its participants and their families,” added OU President Moishe Bane.

 

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