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R. Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn of Lubavitch

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R. Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn of Lubavitch: Sixth leader of Chabad-Lubavitch; 1880-1950; lived in Lubavitch, Warsaw and New York; headed the movement’s active resistance against the Communist suppression of religion in Russia and transferred the movement to the US during World War II.
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