Yet women were subsequently removed from the program. Allegedly because the Chassidic Courts did not want to participate if they were included.
Other complained about the Expo, maybe a legitimate concern that perhaps monetary interests of those who controlled the Jewish filters were behind the gathering to turn a profit.
The ads this week no longer make any mention of an Expo. Simply, the gathering will commence at 7:00 PM and last until 9:15. Mincha will begin for early-comers at 6:30 PM.
Seems like the organizers have been beaten by those on the left and those on the right. I don't envy their job in placating everyone.
Kudos to their efforts in creating Achdus.
Reminds me of the old
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to right, here I am, stuck in the middle with you.