New York – Yidden from the tri-state area will be participating in an atzeres tefillah in Lower Manhattan this Sunday.
The gathering will echo last week’s huge atzeres tefillah in Yerushalyim, which brought out hundreds of thousands of Jews in response to the Israeli government’s ongoing attempt at social engineering of the chareidi community, including wholesale conscription of bnei yeshiva.
A kol koreh signed by admorim, roshei yeshiva and rabbonim supporting the atzeres will be released today.
The asifah will take place on Water Street in, between Fulton Street and Broad Street, in Lower Manhattan, this Sunday, March 9, at 2 p.m. The program will begin with Minchah, followed by Tehillim and tefillos, led by rabbonim.
A special area for women is being arranged.
The podium where the shliach tzibbur will stand will be on the corner of Water Street and Old Slip, midway between Broad Street and Wall Street.
Ahead the atzeres tefillah, a teleconference outlining the purpose of the gathering and details regarding the logistics of the day’s events will be held on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. The call-in number is 212.444.1323.
Those who plan to attend are urged to utilize public transportation .
The weather on Sunday is expected to be in the low 40s with calm winds.
There will be a significant security presence in the area.