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R. Shmuel of Lubavitch (Maharash)

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The rebbe’s youngest son, Shmuel, who was seven years old at the time, wandered around the room, talking to the men who sat tearfully reading Tehillim as they waited to be received by his father . . .
1834
The fourth Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch, Rabbi Shmuel Schneersohn (1834-1882), known by the acronym "Maharash", was born in the town of Lubavitch (White Russia) on the 2nd of Iyar of the year 5594 from creation (1834). His father, Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lu...
1882
Tishrei 13 is the yahrtzeit of the fourth Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch, Rabbi Shmuel Schneersohn, known as "Maharash" (a Hebrew acronym for "our master Rabbi Shmuel"). Rabbi Shmuel was born in the town of Lubavitch on the 2nd of Iyar of the year 5594 from cr...
(5594-5643; 1834-1883)
In the last two hundred years and more, a great movement started among our people, which has brought new life to Jewish communities in all parts of the world. To hundreds of thousands of its followers it has given a new understanding of the deeper meaning...
The Rebbe asked for a chair, ordered the Raza to stand on it, and asked him, “Tell me, who’s taller now?”
I went round to the door and knocked. After a rather long minute the door opened. I took in the scene: newspapers were laid out on the table, German papers, Russian papers. Of the kabalistic book not a trace.
The Jews of Vitebsk, if you want to know the truth, were never known to be generous givers of money to charitable causes. But they could always be counted on to provide food for the hungry.
Mr. Y.M.'s Story
My name is Mr. Y.M., and I am the son Reb Leib M., who was born in the city of S., and was one of your grandfather’s chassidim. During my childhood and adolescence, I studied in cheder, and was taught by the finest melamdim, who were chassidim and men of ...
Ethics 2:4
“Do not judge your fellow until you have reached his place.” But since a person can never really be in his fellow's place, why doesn't the Mishnah simply say, “don't judge your fellow”?
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