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Ohel, The

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Ohel, The: (lit. “tent”); in chassidic usage, the structure built over the resting place of a tzaddik and frequented by chassidim in prayer.
Related Video Living Torah Video Magazine Weekly video magazine featuring the Rebbe Praying at the Ohel The Rebbe praying for people at the resting place of his father-in-law (next to whom he is now interred) Distributing Charity On his way to the prayers...
Question: I was always under the impression that Judaism firmly believed that there are no intermediaries between man and G‑d, and to pray to the deceased is blasphemous and outlawed by the Bible. If so, why is it permissible to ask the Rebbe to intercede...
A community's visit to the resting place of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson of Lubavitch on his fifth yahrzeit, Tammuz 3, 5759—June 17, 1999
The gravesite of the Lubavither Rebbe, of righteous memory, is known as “The Ohel”. Thousands from across the globe stream regularly to visit this sacred place for prayer and blessing.
Rabbi Chaim Yehuda Krinsky served in various positions of Chabad's administrative staff since 1954, and as a personal secretary and press director for the Rebbe. In this presentation, he recalls some of the most memorable moments and details of when the R...
A collection of videos about visiting the Ohel as well as footage of the Rebbe himself at the Ohel.
It’s 5:30 a.m. and faxes and e-mails are coming in nonstop. A maintenance worker hauls fresh chocolate cookies off a truck while another stacks endless pairs of non-leather shoes into a wooden shelf.
Why do we travel to the resting place of a tzaddik? What happens during our visit there? What kind of connection can one still have with one's teacher after the teacher has passed on?
a 9/11 story
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