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The Zekelmans: Barry, Stephanie, Clayton and Alan with Rabbi Bentzion
Lubavitch international school
honors founders, donors, students.
ubavitch Yeshiva International
School of Chabad Leadership
celebrated its first anniversary
of moving into its international head-
quarters in Oak Park.
The school and its founders recently
held an event featuring many of the
students who attend the school as well
as dozens of supporters.
Young men, ages 13-19, come from
countries throughout the world and
from 17 states to attend this school.
Rabbi Mendel Stein blew the shofar
in honor of the upcoming Jewish New
Year and gave the opening remarks.
Afterward, all enjoyed a brunch. As
part of the celebration, the school
worked with the Bake Station in Oak
Park to create a life-sized replica cake
of the school for all to enjoy.
On hand to help celebrate the spe-
cial day were students who recently
returned from summer vacation as
well as donors Alan Zekelman, Clayton
Zekelman, Barry and Stephanie
Zekelman, plus other family members,
including Andy Klein, and Dorothy
and Hershel Sandberg.
Alan Zekelman spoke about why
he is so committed to the project and
what it means to the Jewish commu-
nity as well as the work alumni are
doing for Jews and everyone around
The Zekelmans, in honoring their
parents, Harry and Wanda Zekelman,
were major donors to the state-of-the-
School executive director Rabbi
Bentzion Stein presented the
Zekelman family with a beautiful crys-
tal gift with an image of the campus
laser-burned into the piece with a map
showing where graduates are serving
as a leaders in their respective com-
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Friends and supporters Dr. Richard
Schwarcz, George Weiss and Dr.
Jack Schwarcz at the brunch
Rabbi Mendel Stein blows the shofar
in honor of the upcoming New Year.