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The life and times of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi

Early Life (1745-1764)
Birth, Meeting with the Baal Shem Tov, Bar Mitzvah, Marriage, Completion of the Talmud.
In the Shadow of the Maggid (1765-1782)
Travels to Mezeritch, begins work on Shulchan Aruch, persecution by the mitnagdim, passing of the Maggid, birth of first son, first chassidic aliyah.
The Liozna Period (1783-1795)
Appointed Maggid in Liozna, The Debate in Minsk, Persecution Against Chassidism Intensifies, Passing of R. Menachem Mendel of Horodok, Grandson Rabbi Menachem Mendel Born, Passing of Daughter Devorah Leah, Publication of the Tanya.
Persecution, Arrests & Liberations (1797-1801)
Passing of Rabbi Eliyahu (the Vilna Gaon), first arrest and liberation, second arrest and liberation, temporary restoration of peace with R. Avraham of Kalisk.
The Liadi Period (1801-1811)
Publication of First Chassidic Prayerbook, Meets with Rabbi Chaim of Volozhin in Minsk, Split Emerges Within Chasidic Community, The Great Wedding in Zhlobin, Regulations On The Settlement of Jews Lead to Widespread Poverty, Journey to Ukraine.
The life, teachings and works of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chabad.
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