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Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson (The Rebbe's Father)

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The life and teachings of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson
6 Tishrei, 5750 • October 5, 1989
The Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, was the Chief Rabbi of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, at a time when Jewish leaders were persecuted for preserving Judaism. Rabbi Levi Yitzchak, however, was defiant; publicly declaring that he would not be co...
My father served as chief rabbi of Dnipropetrovsk, a major city in Ukraine, which supplied wheat to large parts of Russia. When the time came to prepare flour for matzah, people flocked from the surrounding areas seeking flour that was certified kosher fo...
My father sacrificed his life for the Jews of the Soviet Union. He was punished and imprisoned for his efforts to spread Judaism, and he was eventually exiled…
Farbrengen, 6 Tishrei, 5742 • October 4, 1981
After the passing of his mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, in 1964, the Rebbe began holding a farbrengen, chassidic gathering and public address, on the date of her yahrzeit. This gathering would be dedicated to her legacy, and to the mission of the Jew...
In honor of the 75th Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson
How does Abaye and Rava’s childhood perspective on G-d, influence their Halachic opinions in the case of a lost object? Discover the novel approach of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson on the unique methodology of these two Talmudic sages, based on the teach...
Israel Singer is a Jewish activist, academic and former secretary general of the World Jewish Congress. In the mid-1970s, he taught political science in New York and served on the staff of President Gerald Ford. When he visited the Rebbe in preparation fo...
Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Gottlieb was an author and biographer living in Betar Illit, Israel. Bothered by the fact that so little was known about the Rebbes’ father, he decided to write a book about him. (1960s)
Reb Gedaliah Mazal shares his memories of the arrival of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, the Rebbe’s father, in Alamty, Kazakhstan. Reb Gedaliah’s father became close to Rabbi Levi Yitzchak, and was present at his passing. (1940's)
Mr. Evsey Neymotin recalls his father’s efforts in assisting Rabbi Levi Yitzchak and Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, the Rebbe’s parents, when they arrived in Almaty, Kazakhstan, as well as the Rebbe’s expressions of gratitude when the Neymotins arrived in th...
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