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R. Shmuel of Lubavitch (Maharash)

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They crisscrossed Russia, trudging from doctor to doctor, but even the greatest specialists threw their hands up in despair.
For an informed reading of Isaiah 40:1–26
The Shabbat following Tisha B’Av is known as “Shabbat Nachamu.” The name is taken from the opening word of the week’s haftarah.
Leading the delegation of ushpizin on the sixth day of Sukkot is Yosef the Tzaddik. Understanding the special qualities of 6th day, and the connection to the chassidic ushpiz, the Rebbe Maharash.
A 1980 gathering with the Rebbe, of righteous memory
An hour-long excerpt from a 1980 recording of the Rebbe’s pre-Sukkot gathering on the 13th day of the month of Tishrei, the yahrzeit of the fourth Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe, Rabbi Shmuel Schneerson (1834–1882).
Rabbi Yosef Wineberg worked for the central Lubavitcher Yeshiva, and traveled on numerous missions for the Previous Rebbe and the Rebbe over his 60 years of service. In 1955, the Rebbe asked him to visit Madagascar in search of fellow Jews.
Of all the Rebbes of Chabad, the fourth Rebbe, Rabbi Shmuel, known as the Rebbe Maharash, was especially known for his supernatural approach to worldly matters – as his famous adage goes: “The world says if you cannot crawl under an obstacle, then try cli...
Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch, the Rebbe Maharash, would travel extensively throughout Europe and the Russian Empire to advocate for his fellow Jews in Russian lands.
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