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Rebbetzin Rivkah (wife of Maharash)

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Question: I would like to know whether it is permitted to eat on Shabbat morning before going to the synagogue for prayers. I was told that this is normative behavior in Chabad circles. Answer: Indeed, the Code of Jewish Law Orach Chaim 89:3. states that ...
1914
Rebbetzin Rivkah Schneerson was born in Lubavitch in 1833; her maternal grandfather was Rabbi DovBer, the 2nd Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch. In 1849 she married her first cousin, Rabbi Shmuel, who later became the fourth Lubavitcher Rebbe. For many years Rebb...
The namesake of the Beis Rivkah network of girls' schools
Rebbetzin Rivkah Schneerson, born in Lubavitch in 1833 and granddaughter of Rabbi DovBer, the second Chabad Rebbe, was the esteemed wife of Rabbi Shmuel, the fourth Chabad Rebbe. The Beis Rivkah network of girls' schools, founded by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak i...
Recalling a ‘woman of kindness and knowledge,’ whose legacy lives on through the students
Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch, the Rebbe Maharash, would travel extensively throughout Europe and the Russian Empire to advocate for his fellow Jews in Russian lands.
Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch would travel extensively to advocate for his fellow Jews. He would often return to a surprise.
Portrait of a Chassid
He schemed to denounce Reb Sender's supplier to the authorities. The tea would then be confiscated and Reb Sender would have to bear the loss...
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