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The Previous Rebbe Accepts US Citizenship

16 Adar, 5709 • March 17, 1949

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The Previous Rebbe Accepts US Citizenship : 16 Adar, 5709 • March 17, 1949

US citizenship proceedings for the Previous Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak of Lubavitch. Vintage color film footage from 1949.
Lubavitcher Rebbe, Jewish History, R. Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn of Lubavitch
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.