The Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of America Annual Midwest Regional Siyum Mishnayos took place Shabbos parshas Mishpotim in Detroit, MI at the Yeshiva Gedolah Ateres Mordechai.
Five hundred boys from 16 cities across the country attended the event, which ran from Thursday evening to Sunday morning. The Pirchim spent a weekend inspired by Rabbonim and mechanchim of the Detroit community.
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Speakers included Rabbi Yehuda Bakst, Rosh Hayeshiva, Ateres Mordechai; Rabbi Meir Simcha Bakst, Rosh Hayeshiva, Ateres Mordechai; Rabbi Yisroel Menachem Levin; Rabbi Pinchos Zuckerman; Rabbi Eli Gordon; Rabbi Menachem Butrimovitz; Rabbi Herschel Blumenfeld; Rabbi Labish Becker, Executive Director, Agudath Israel of America; Mr. Gary Torgow; Rabbi Ephraim Levi, Director, Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of America; and Rabbi Mordechai Katz, Director, Pirchei Agudas Yisroel of Detroit.
The weekend was coordinated by Rabbi Katz and a team of volunteers headed by Mr. Kerry Silver.
The high point of the event came with a gala melava malka, followed by dancing and kumzitz.
All walked away with a huge inspiration and setting their sights on next year’s siyum IY”H.
(Photo credits: Refoel Langsam)