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R. Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch (Tzemach Tzedek)

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R. Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch (Tzemach Tzedek): third leader of Chabad-Lubavitch; (1789-1866); son-in-law and successor of R. Dovber of Lubavitch; known by the title of the collection of responsa which he authored, "Tzemach Tzedek"
"Tell us Rebbe! If you have the ability to stir such a Jew to repentance, why don't we, who spend so much time with you and try so hard to improve, find it easier to repent?"
“Rebbe! We’ve been toiling all morning, polishing our buttons in your honor. Now it’s your turn to work hard: polish our souls, which have been dulled and coarsened . . .”
The children had leaned a tall pole against a building and were competing with each other as to who could climb the highest...
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!”
Trouble was brewing in St. Petersburg, and the Tzemach Tzedek immediately set to work to have the decree abolished.
“Look outside. You see this wagon loaded with straw rolling down the road? Walking behind it is a Jew . . ."
“Please invite the wagon driver to come see me,” said the Rebbe upon hearing that the man was in town.
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