May 19, 2017
Detroit Gathers For Great Parade

1,000 men, women, and children gathered in Oak Park, Michigan for a Lag B'Omer parade organized by bochurim of Yeshivas Menachem Mendel.

Close to a thousand men, women, and children gathered together for Lag B’Omer in Oak Park, Michigan.

The Lag B’Omer parade was arranged by the bochurim of Yeshivas Menachem Mendel Detroit, headed by Mendel Azimov, Berel Marozov and Nochum Mayer Rabin, who worked tirelessly to get every detail in order. The Bochurim all participated in the preparation.

Rabbi Schneur Polter was the emcee. The 12 pesukim were said, and tzedaka was given. Pro tem Mayor Karilyn Burns spoke about improvements coming to Oak Park City. Rabbi Bentzion Stein recited the Kapitel of the Rebbe, followed by a dvar torah from Rabbi Shmaya Shmotkin, Mashpia and Menahel in the Lubavitch Yeshiva about achdus yisrael on such a day, and he also spoke about the importance of children having a letter in a Sefer Torah.

Entertainment by Chicago Boyz acrobatic team had the crowd on the edge of their seats. There were snow cones, cotton candy, cookies soda and more for all participants. Then, the parade began with floats of Ois B'sefer Torah, 50 years since mivtzah tefillin, and the 12 pesukim, followed by the crowd and accompanied by the Michigan State Police. The event ended with awesome raffle prizes.



Photos: Aaron Tobin, Mendel Greenberg, Mendy Yarmove, Shaul Shkedi



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1
Best of detroit!!
This was an amazing OIFTU for detroit really brought the community together! All he Rabbi's from yeshiva and the bocherim organizers did an amazing job with such a big crowd ki"h
Great to see the heads of the chabad organization doing something for the community of whole!
(5/19/2017 11:49:36 AM)
2
Go Mendel Azimov
It was amazing how hard the bochurim worked together to make this happen. Kol Hakavod!
(5/19/2017 2:50:47 PM)
3
Nice
The incredible amount of work the buchrim put into​ this event is really nice!!! They really pulled it off!!
(5/21/2017 2:05:52 AM)
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big Z Schapiro
wow the main is you all had a good time and that is important go Detroit and go Chicago Boys
(5/21/2017 11:43:04 AM)
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