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A Relationship from Berlin to New York

1980

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The Rav Attends a Farbrengen: 1980

Rabbi Herschel Schacter, former president of the Rabbinical Council of America, tells of coming along with the Rav, Rabbi Yosef Ber Soloveitchik, to visit the Rebbe in 1980.
Soloveitchik, R. Joseph Ber, Lubavitcher Rebbe

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Moishe Sachs Las Vegas May 12, 2014

As Rov Soloveitchik was leaving 770 - I was next to him, there was a man holding him by each arm, I believe he wasn't well - someone asked him what he thought. I never saw a human being light up with so much excited joy as the Rov as he tried to express his approval by exclaiming the names of gem stones - I don't recall exactly - but, he said something like, "like diamonds & gold!" I'll never forget that. Reply