Massive selfie outside 770 Eastern Parkway includes some 2,000 rabbis.
Chabad is doing Ellen DeGeneres one – or maybe a few thousand, better. The Hollywood star’s Oscar selfie with the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Meryl Streep set Twitter records and has been valued at as much as $1 billion. Chabad-Lubavitch’s version isn’t so glitzy, but it’s much, much bigger, featuring about 2,000 rabbis gathered for the movement’s annual conference.
Mitchell Marcus, the student with a developmental disability who became an Internet phenomenon after scoring his basketball team’s final basket of the season, got a chance to tell his story again yesterday on Ellen, the talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.