The Jewish community of Almaty, Kazakhstan, welcomed Rabbi Menachem and Racheli Naparstek, Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries who moved to the town to head up adult Jewish education there.

Their presence will supplement the work of Rabbi Mendy and Elki Gershovits, who opened the local Chabad House four years ago and have since established a host of programs, including a children’s education project funded by philanthropist Lev Leviev.

Since their arrival last month, Menachem Naparstek has been teaching an additional 10 weekly Torah classes for the community, while Racheli Naparstek has been preparing for the upcoming school year at the Ohr Avner Chabad Day School, where she will serve as a teacher.

“There is so much to do here,” said Elki Gershovitz. “Please G‑d, the community will keep growing and growing.” …