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A Prince in Prison

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 trial, the humiliation of prison routine, the torture of dissidents, and so on.

The Farewell Message of the Rebbe Rayatz, 1927