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770 Eastern Parkway (Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters)

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770 Eastern Parkway (Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters): "770” is the familiar name for the building at 770 Eastern Parkway, in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York; the central headquarters of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidic movement, residence and office of the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, from 1940 until his passing in 1950; office (and sometimes residence) of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, from his arrival to the U.S. in 1941 until his passing in 1994.
1940
On this date in 1940, the building at 770 Eastern Parkway in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York was purchased by Agudas Chassidei Chabad (the Chabad-Lubavitch community) to house the living quarters, study and office, Yeshivah, and synagogue ...
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