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NATIONAL EDUCATION AND SHARING DAY – Changes Annually

NATIONAL EDUCATION AND SHARING DAY – Changes Annually

NATIONAL EDUCATION AND SHARING DAY

National Education and Sharing Day is observed annually on the 11th day of the month of Nisan on the Jewish calendar – or 4 days before Passover begins.  

In his 2009 proclamation on Education and Sharing Day, President Barack Obama wrote:

“Few have better understood or more successfully promoted these ideas than Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, who emphasized the importance of education and good character. Through the establishment of educational and social service institutions across the country and the world, Rabbi Schneerson sought to empower young people and inspire individuals of all ages. On this day, we raise his call anew.”

On March 21, 2013, while making his first trip to Israel as president, a proclamation was issued, and President Barack Obama declared March 22, 2013, Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A.  This year is the 111th anniversary of the birth of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson.  Reinforcing the importance of education, in this proclamation, the President stated:     

“We also know that learning does not stop when students leave the classroom. Whether at the dinner table or on the field, it is our task as parents, teachers, and mentors to make sure our children grow up practicing the values we preach. We have an obligation to instill in them the virtues that define our national character — honesty and independence, drive and discipline, courage and compassion.” 

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NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL AND SHARING DAY HISTORY

President Jimmy Carter first inaugurated this day on April 18, 1978, by President Jimmy Carter and the presiding U.S. President proclaims the day annually. The U.S. Congress first established National Education and Sharing Day in honor of  Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902 – 1994).  It acknowledges his efforts for education and sharing for Jews and non-Jews alike.  During his lifetime, the Rabbi opened many centers of education.  These centers were called “Chabad Houses.”

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DATES
23 March 2021
11 April 2022
1 April 2023
18 April 2024
8 April 2025
30 March 2026
18 April 2027
7 April 2028
27 March 2029

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