Friday, April 19, 2013
Update On Boston’s Jewish Community On Friday Of Terror
“The Rebbe,” Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory, “sent us here to be a beacon of light,” he says, and he and his family are trying to live up to that responsibility.
Nearby in Cambridge, Mass., Rabbi Hirschy Zarchi, who runs the Chabad House of Harvard University, says they are following requests from authorities for people to stay indoors and encouraging others to do the same. He says local colleges, including Harvard and MIT, have canceled classes and other activities all day due to the situation.