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A video biography as well as personal accounts from people who interacted with the Rebbetzin, including her son, the Rebbe.

Videos About Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson

Videos About Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson

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A Short Biography of the Mother of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson
A look at the remarkable and heroic life of the mother of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory.
Video | 8:55
Never Give Up!
Farbrengen, 6 Tishrei, 5742 • October 4, 1981
After the passing of his mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, in 1964, the Rebbe began holding a farbrengen, chassidic gathering and public address, on the date of her yahrzeit. This gathering would be dedicated to her legacy, and to the mission of the Jewish woman.
The Rebbe recalls his mother's activities during World War I.
Rabbi Leibel Raskin shares several heartwarming anecdotes from his family’s interactions with the Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, of blessed memory.
Commemorating the Yahrtzeit of the Rebbe’s Mother
Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky shares his personal memories of Rebbetzin Chana (the Rebbe’s mother) in honor of the 6th of Tishrei marking her yahrtzeit.
Rabbi Shmuel Lew shares his personal memories of Rebbetzin Chana (the Rebbe’s mother) in a webcast on the 6th of Tishrei marking her yahrtzeit.
A 1981 feed of a gathering in honor of Rebbetzin Chana's yahrtzeit
Footage from the Rebbe’s 1981 gathering (Tishrei 6, 5742) commemorating the yahrtzeit (anniversary of passing) of Rebbetzen Chana Schneerson, the Rebbe’s mother.
Commemorating the 50th Yahrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson
This year, on Vov Tishrei (September 30th), we mark 50 years since the passing of Rebbetzen Chana Schneerson o.b.m., mother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Join Chassidim from around the world for an hour of reflection and inspiration from the life of this extraordinary woman. We will be hearing from Rabbis Yehuda Krinsky, Shlomo Zarchi, Shmuel Lew, and Shalom Moshe Paltiel.
Commemorating the 50th Yahrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chana
Reb Hirshel Chitrik used to visit the Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chana, after she moved to New York. On one occasion, Rebbetzin Chana let Reb Hirshel in on a little family secret (early 1960s).
7 Tishrei, 5725 • September 13, 1964
The funeral of Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, the Rebbe’s mother.
6 Tishrei, 5750 · October 5, 1989
On the 25th Yahrtzeit of his mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, of righteous memory, the Rebbe leads the prayers, addresses the Chassidim, and distributes a gift for the New Year.
1964
In 1960, Rabbi Yosef Wineberg began to deliver Tanya lessons over the radio in New York. The Rebbe's mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, was fond of his broadcasts. When she passed away in 1964, he asked the Rebbe for permission to honor her memory in a special way...
Video | 6:31
A Special Year
Rabbi Shlomo Zarchi shares some recollections of 770, where he was a student in the mid- 1960s. He recalls the Rebbe’s mother’s passing in 1965, as well as one particular morning prayer that became seared into his memory.
Video | 4:45
Common Bond
After spending a month at his ill father’s bedside, Dr. Stuart Ditchek had the unique privilege of meeting privately with the Rebbe. The Rebbe brought to light a common connection the two of them shared, and gave him an open invitation to visit. (1986)
Video | 2:04
Chana Shapiro
Dnepropetrovsk, 1909
In 1909, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak, Rebbetzin Chana and their three sons moved to Dnepropetrovsk, a huge military city 520 kilometers from Kiev, where Rabbi Levi Yitzchok became the rabbi of the city’s 25 synagogues and 50,000 Jews. He turned to Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin, asking him to teach his sons. Chana Shapiro is Rabbi Vilenkin’s daughter, recalling her parents’ descriptions of the children in their home.
Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, mother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, left a remarkable legacy.