By the Grace of G‑d
6th of Nissan, 5734 [March 29, 1974]
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Via Telegram
Mr. Mordechai Shoel Landow

Greeting and Blessing:

I am delighted to associate myself with the Pre-Dedication Celebration for the new Landow Yeshiva Center - Oholei Torah School.

The timeliness of the event is underscored by the fact that it is taking place in the auspicious days when the Nessiim (Princes of the Twelve Tribes) brought their individual contributions to the Dedication of the Altar of the newly erected Mishkon (Sanctuary) in the Desert on the way to the Promised Holy Land. The connection is obvious, since every sacred House of Prayer and House of Study is termed Mishkon Me'at, a Sanctuary in Miniature.

Moreover, it is written in our sacred sources that the Mishkon is essentially indestructible, which, by extension, applies also to the sacred Houses of Study and Prayer. Indeed, our Sages declare that in the future (in the time of Moshiach) all Houses of Prayer and Study in the Diaspora will be transplanted into the Holy Land.

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Reflecting on the eternal nature of the project that you, and we, are celebrating, it should even further "encourage the energetic" to make the utmost effort with the utmost joy and inspiration, for it is truly an everlasting investment bearing everlasting dividends.

Inasmuch as we are soon to celebrate the Season of Our Liberation, Pesach, may G‑d grant that the new Center, which is designed to bring true liberation to Jewish children through Torah-true education, will bring true liberation from all negative aspects to each and all of the friends and supporters who are privileged to participate in the project, and the fulfillment of the prophecy of the Sages quoted above.

With esteem and blessing for a Kosher and inspiring Pesach
Menachem Schneerson