Live Webcast from Mumbai, India: First Anniversary Commemorative Memorial Event


mumbai3[9 a.m. Live video below.] Exactly one year after their children perished in the Mumbai terror attacks, Rabbi Nachman and Freida Holtzberg of New York and Rabbi Shimon Rosenberg of Afula,¬†Israel,¬†are¬†participating in a memorial ceremony at the Nariman House, the heavily-damaged structure that once housed the city’s Chabad-Lubavitch center.

Taking place alongside memorial events elsewhere in the Indian financial capital, the ceremony recalls the sacrifice of Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, who perished with four of their Jewish guests when terrorists stormed the Nariman House. Beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Time, readers can view a live simulcast of the proceedings below.

The agenda for the ceremony includes addresses by Rabbis Yehuda Krinsky and Moshe Kotlarsky of Lubavitch World Headquarters; Avraham Berkowitz, director of the Chabad Mumbai Relief Fund; Yosef Kantor, regional director of Chabad of India; Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Indian Minister of State for External Affairs; Israeli Ambassador Mark Sofer; Israeli Consul General Orna Sagiv; and Mumbai Mayor Subha Raul.


{Noam Newscenter}