Rav Gamliel Rabinowitz at Chanukah Licht at 'Bayis Lepleitos' on First Night of Chanukah. He Then Led Dreidel and Distributed Gelt.
In his speech he related: ‘My father ztz”l was orphaned from both parents at age eight. Yet became the Gaon Hador, authored the sefer “Maadaney Hashulchan’ and today has more than a thousand grandchildren! You too, every one of you will build a home, with a thousand descendants! You have a future! You can overcome the difficulties! This institution is the vessel of pure oil that you’ve discovered.”
The Gaon began an enthusiastic dance opposite the lit menorah and at the gelt distribution, the kallas received 2 coins: “One for the Chosson!” he explained.
The girls approached the menorah and davened with great emotion for yeshuah and bracha.
The Gaon blessed the director Rav Moshe Yonah Rozenfeld and CEO- his son Rav Chaim Eliezer, adding ‘Remember, each and every girl is actually a thousand descendants!’