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A brief biography of the fourth Chabad Rebbe
In his short leadership, Rabbi Shmuel strengthened Chassidus, combatted anti-Semitism, and prepared the ground for Chabad's global reach
Late in the afternoon, the Rebbe emerged from his room and instructed that the circumcision commence. The only clue to his delay was the mysterious sentence that passed his lips, "Ay... the Polotzk burial society..."
A brief biography of the sixth Chabad Rebbe
  This handsome volume, traces the history of Chabad-Lubavitch and presents an overview of the movement's myriad activities until the 1970's. It offers considerable insight into Chabad philosophy and its incalculable impact on contemporary Jewish lif...
1. He Was Born In Lubavitch on 12 Tammuz, 1880 Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the sixth Chabad Rebbe, was born on the 12th day of the summer month of Tammuz in 5640 (1880), in the village of Lubavitch, which had been the seat of the movement since 1813...
The Life and Times of the Tzemach Tzedek (1789-1866)
1789 - Birth Rabbi Menachem Mendel—who was to become known as the as the ‘Tzemach Tzedek’, the title of his most famous work—was born in the city of Liozna on Erev Rosh Hashanah 5549, to his parents Rabbi Shalom and Rebbetzin Devorah Leah Shachna. Rabbi S...
Biographical Dates
BornThe above outline is translated fromספר השיחות - קיץ הש"ת. For further details [in Eng.], see: the Biographical Outline in HaYom Yom; and the biographical notes in: Dr. Nissan Mindel, Some Aspects of Chabad Chassidism. See also: R. Avraham Chanoch Gli...
Perspectives on the Rebbe’s Impact
“The Rebbe didn't leave a legacy; he left marching orders”
I. Early Years Rabbi Schneur Zalman was born on the 18th day of Elul (which is also the birthday of the Baal-Shem-Tov), in the year 5505 (1745), in the town of Liozna, province of Mohilev, in White Russia, which was part of Poland at that time. His parent...
A brief biography of the founder of Chabad-Lubavitch Movement
Few luminaries in Jewish history, particularly in modern times, have made as lasting and profound a contribution to our spiritual heritage as Rabbi Shneur Zalman.
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