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Arrest & Liberation

In the summer of 1927 the Sixth Chabad Rebbe was arrested by the Soviet regime, accused of 'counter revolutionary activities'. He was eventually released after weeks of abuse at the hands of the Communists.

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.