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50 Years Later: Robert F. Kennedy and the Rebbe
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An entourage of top leaders and a substantive discussion about education
Hinckley Release Recalls Rebbe's Correspondence with President Reagan
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U.S. President displayed a profound respect toward the Rebbe and his teachings
From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah
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How a journalist made a priceless personal discovery
Largest Jewish Camp Network in World Turns 55
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As so often happened when the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory, addressed a “problem,” he advised that the particular challenge of summer vacation offered a unique opportunity.
Philadelphia Forum Examines Effort to Save Soviet Jewry
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Guests from across the nation’s birthplace and its environs marked the upcoming 17th anniversary of the passing of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory, by examining a never-before-told story of how intensive diplomacy at the highest-levels of government resulted in the release of a large group of Soviet Jewry.
New Israeli Chief of Staff Accepted Honor at Miami Area Synagogue
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Israeli Maj. Gen. Benny Gantz, whose appointment as his country’s military chief of staff was unanimously approved Sunday by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet, once opened the Ark housing the Shul of Bal Harbour’s Torah scrolls.
Lighting Up in Public? No Question When it Comes to the Menorah
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It’s become almost commonplace for hundreds of thousands of people to attend grand public Chanukah menorah lightings in metropolises and in front of statehouses dotting the American landscape. But the first such ceremony, in Philadelphia’s Old City in 1974, included less than a handful of Jews.
Striving for Peace: In Memory of President Ephraim Katzir
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Ephraim Katzir, Israel’s fourth president, passed away last week. A brilliant scientist, he was among the first officials to greet an historic group of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries sent by the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory, to help build the Holy Land.
Inventor's Friendship with the Rebbe
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A glass inventor tells of his experiences with the Rebbe in France before and during WWII.
A Peek at One Rare Passover Haggadah
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One of the thousands of Passover Haggadahs in the collection of the Agudas Chasidei Chabad Library in New York is an illustrated volume published by the printing house of Meshulam Zalman Frankel in Sulzbach, Germany, in 1755. Known by scholars as the Sulzbach Haggadah, it contains an abridged commentary authored by Don Isaac Abrabanel and the Judeo-German version of many of the Passover hymns.
Seven Decades Later, Memories Fresh of Soviet Orphanage Escape
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Velvel Averbuch, now 84, was 14 when Soviet policemen discovered a secret Chasidic gathering he participated in with classmates of an underground Jewish school. Today, he lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Video: Diamond Magnate’s Life Story Begins Long Before Birth
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Philanthropist Lev Leviev on His Ties to Chabad in the Soviet Union
Billionaire philanthropist Lev Leviev speaks about his family's early exposure to Chasidism and how he came to help Jews living in the former Soviet Union.
The Life and Times of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson
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Those who met Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson say they learned a lot about human dignity from her.
The Life of the Rebbetzin
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22 Shevat marks the anniversary of the passing of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson, of righteous memory. Daughter of the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, of righteous memory, and wife of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory, the Rebbetzin exerted a powerful influence on Chabad-Lubavitch, but remained outside of the limelight.
Newfound Recording Offers Clarity to Rebbe’s 1968 Exposition
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A recently discovered reel-to-reel tape contains a high-quality recording of a discourse delivered by the Rebbe’s in 1968.
A Glimpse Into the Lives of Lubavitch Leaders' Families
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A rotating exhibit at the library of Agudas Chasidei Chabad, the umbrella organization of Chabad-Lubavitch, in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, N.Y., offers a glimpse of memorabilia belonging to the Lubavitch Rebbes and their families.
New DVD Reveals Details About Rebbe’s Life Before New York
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A new video from Jewish Educational Media uses documents and interviews to shed light on the Rebbe’s years in Paris spent learning and working for his father-in-law, the previous Rebbe.
Pictures and Documents From the Rebbe’s Years in Paris
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A new video from Jewish Educational Media, "The Early Years III," features pictures and documents from 1938 to 1940.
Chabad-Lubavitch Yeshiva System Celebrates 110th Anniversary
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A ceremony in Israel reflected on a yeshiva system that operated in the shadows and blossomed into a worldwide operations with thousands of students.
Turning Disappointment into Food for the Hungry
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U.S. Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-N.Y.), the first African-American woman elected to Congress, helped expand federal food supplement programs at the urging of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
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