My wife Esther and our youngest daughter Rivka are enjoying a special time in New York. Seminars, classes, networking, farbrengens, informal reunions and mentoring are all part of the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Women Emissaries. But, that’s not what’s unique about this conference.
Taking up all the available meeting space at the Brooklyn Marriott are several thousand women and their babies. Women attend sessions while their infants are watched by babysitters in adjacent rooms. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind event where nursing mothers, grandmothers, and newlyweds can participate together as equals.
I would venture to say it’s the world’s largest (non-parenting) conference for… Read More »