Lonely Planet Writer

Thousands of Orthodox Jewish rabbis gather in Brooklyn for group photo

Brooklyn Bridge, New York.
Brooklyn Bridge, New York. Image by See-ming Lee / CC BY-SA 2.0

While the 31st International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries may not win any prizes for its snappy title, it did make for a remarkable group photo. Over 4,200 Orthodox Jewish rabbis from more than 80 countries made their way to Brooklyn over the weekend for the event which aims to revive Jewish awareness. They also convened on the streets of Crown Heights for one huge group shot. Read more: gothamist.com