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R. Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch (Tzemach Tzedek)

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The third Chabad Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneersohn of Lubavitch (1789-1866), was born on the 29th of Elul. Orphaned from his mother at age 3, he was raised by his maternal grandfather, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi. Rabbi Menachem Mendel assumed th...
Jacob is the rope of His inheritance (32:9) The relationship between a Jew and his G-d is like a rope: the more the Jew pulls away, the tauter the bond grows; finally, the mounting pressure causes him to rebound with an even greater force of attraction th...
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.
That's the profit from the sale of a calf in the marketplace of the White Russian town of Lubavitch
Among the chassidim of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch (the “Tzemach Tzedek,” 1789–1866) was a businessman whose dealings took him to the business centers of the large cities of Russia, as well as to several foreign capitals. As time went by, he became...
Suddenly the front door rattled and thundered; someone was pounding and shouting outside, “Help! Help! Let me in!”
A brief biography of the third Chabad Rebbe
Rabbi Menachem Mendel's life and times as Rebbe and advocate of his people
During the time of the Tzemach Tzedek, Kronstadt was a fortified city near S. Petersburg. Among the soldiers stationed there were a number of “Cantonists” – young Jewish men kidnapped from their parents by the Czarist regime and conscripted for 25 years o...
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