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R. Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn of Lubavitch: Sixth leader of Chabad-Lubavitch; 1880-1950; lived in Lubavitch, Warsaw and New York; headed the movement’s active resistance against the Communist suppression of religion in Russia and transferred the movement to the US during World War II.
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The Sixth Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch, known as the "Frierdiker" or "Previous" Rebbe
In the face of Tsarist anti-semitism, communism, and the Holocaust, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak resolutely perpetuated traditional Jewish life and the potent spirit of Chassidism.
A brief biography of the sixth Chabad Rebbe
Born into the heart of Communism, Rabbi Joseph I. Schneersohn fought for Russian Jewry on all fronts, ensuring the survival of Judaism in the Old World. Then, he came to America and revolutionized and reinvented Judaism for the West
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BornThe above outline is translated fromספר השיחות - קיץ הש"ת. For further details [in Eng.], see: the Biographical Outline in HaYom Yom; and the biographical notes in: Dr. Nissan Mindel, Some Aspects of Chabad Chassidism. See also: R. Avraham Chanoch Gli...
The sixth Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch, author of the present work, was born on 12 Tammuz, 5640 (1880), and by 5655 (1895) was involved in public affairs as the personal secretary of his father, the Rebbe Rashab, whom he also represented at international Rab...
The Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Account of His Incarceration in Stalinist Russia in 1927
In this unparalleled historic first-person description the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe graphically documents the cold truth behind the cynical Stalinist facade of religious tolerance — midnight arrest, intimidation and interrogation, incarceration without ...
Exploring the chassidic discourse that defines our generation
Which garden? Who’s coming to the garden? And why is this arrival in the garden such an important message for our generation?
What statement ends a discussion regarding the motive for odd, or even dangerous, behavior? What causes you to capitulate and say, “I get it, point made, actions justified, the end . . .”?
The challenge presented by the Soviet gulags and the KGB pale in comparison to the challenge we face in today's Western society.
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