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R. DovBer of Lubavitch (Mitteler Rebbe)

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R. DovBer of Lubavitch (Mitteler Rebbe): (Yiddish, lit. “the Middle Rebbe”): Rabbi DovBer of Lubavitch (1773–1827), the second Chabad rebbe, son and successor of the Alter Rebbe, and uncle and father-in-law of the Tzemach Tzedek
1826
In 1826, Rabbi DovBer of Lubavitch (see calendar entry for yesterday, Kislev 9) was arrested on charges that his teachings threatened the imperial authority of the Czar, but was subsequently exonerated. The date of his release, Kislev 10, is celebrated am...
1773; 1827
Kislev 9 is both the birthday and day of passing of Rabbi DovBer of Lubavitch, son of and successor to the founder of Chabad Chassidism, Rabbi Schneur Zalman·of Liadi. Rabbi DovBer was known for his unique style of "broadening rivers" -- his teachings wer...
1781
R. DovBer of Lubavitch was arrested due to trumped-up charges fabricated by a jealous relative. Among his alleged “crimes” was that he was sending money to the Turkish sultan, who was at war with Russia at the time. R. DovBer was released six weeks later ...
313 BCE
Simeon the Righteous was the spiritual and political leader of the Jewish nation during a turbulent time in history—when Alexander the Great conquered and dominated the entire civilized world. Known as “the righteous” due to his saintly character, Simeon ...
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