Wenstrup Welcomes Rabbi Avtzon to U.S. Capitol to Deliver the Opening Prayer

Washington, July 25, 2019 Contact: Ann Tumolo (202-225-3164)

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) welcomed Rabbi Gershon Avtzon to the U.S. Capitol to deliver the opening prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives. Rabbi Avtzon is the Founder and Rosh Yeshiva of the Yeshivas Lubavitch Cincinnati.

“Rabbi Avtzon is a leader in the Jewish community and his work is valued throughout Greater Cincinnati. I’m grateful that Rabbi Avtzon was able to be with us this afternoon and deliver the opening prayer," said Wenstrup.

Congressman Wenstrup with guest chaplin Rabbi Avtzon and House chaplin Father Conroy.

 Click here to watch Rabbi Avtzon deliver the opening prayer.

Click here to watch Congressman Wenstrup’s remarks thanking Rabbi Avtzon.