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Videos About Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson

A video biography as well as personal accounts from people who interacted with the Rebbetzin, including her son, the Rebbe.

The Life of Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson
A Short Biography of the Mother of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson
A look at the remarkable and heroic life of the mother of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory.
Never Give Up!
Video | 8:55
Never Give Up!
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 Jewish woman.
Memories of My Mother
The Rebbe recalls his mother's activities during World War I.
“My Son, May He Be Well”
11 Nissan, 1963 • 20 Av, 1964
Rabbi Shmuel Lew discovers a Farbrengen of elder Chassidim with the Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson.
Rosh Hashanah Heirloom
Rabbi Leibel Raskin shares several heartwarming anecdotes from his family’s interactions with the Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, of blessed memory.
Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky on Rebbetzin Chana
Commemorating the Yahrtzeit of the Rebbe’s Mother
Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky shares his personal memories of Rebbetzin Chana (the Rebbe’s mother) in honor of the 6th of Tishrei marking her yahrtzeit.
Rabbi Shmuel Lew Reflects on Rebbetzin Chana
Rabbi Shmuel Lew shares his personal memories of Rebbetzin Chana (the Rebbe’s mother) in a webcast on the 6th of Tishrei marking her yahrtzeit.
6 Tishrei Farbrengen with the Rebbe
A 1981 feed of a gathering in honor of Rebbetzin Chana's yahrtzeit
Footage from the Rebbe’s 1981 gathering (Tishrei 6, 5742) commemorating the yahrtzeit (anniversary of passing) of Rebbetzen Chana Schneerson, the Rebbe’s mother.
“He Thinks I Don’t Know”
Reb Hirshel Chitrik used to visit the Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chana, after she moved to New York. On one occasion, Rebbetzin Chana let Reb Hirshel in on a little family secret (early 1960s).
Funeral of Rebbetzin Chana
7 Tishrei, 5725 • September 13, 1964
The funeral of Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, the Rebbe’s mother.
Yahrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chana
6 Tishrei, 5750 · October 5, 1989
On the 25th Yahrtzeit of his mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, of righteous memory, the Rebbe leads the prayers, addresses the Chassidim, and distributes a gift for the New Year.
To Honor His Mother
In 1960, Rabbi Yosef Wineberg began to deliver Tanya lessons over the radio in New York. The Rebbe's mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, was fond of his broadcasts. When she passed away in 1964, he asked the Rebbe for permission to honor her memory in a special way...
A Special Year
Video | 6:31
A Special Year
Rabbi Shlomo Zarchi shares some recollections of 770, where he was a student in the mid- 1960s. He recalls the Rebbe’s mother’s passing in 1965, as well as one particular morning prayer that became seared into his memory.
Common Bond
Video | 4:45
Common Bond
After spending a month at his ill father’s bedside, Dr. Stuart Ditchek had the unique privilege of meeting privately with the Rebbe. The Rebbe brought to light a common connection the two of them shared, and gave him an open invitation to visit. (1986)
A Mother in Israel
Thank you for the picture of my mother, Rebbetzin Chana. May you have good tidings. (collage)
Chana Shapiro
Video | 2:04
Chana Shapiro
Dnepropetrovsk, 1909
In 1909, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak, Rebbetzin Chana and their three sons moved to Dnepropetrovsk, a huge military city 520 kilometers from Kiev, where Rabbi Levi Yitzchok became the rabbi of the city’s 25 synagogues and 50,000 Jews. He turned to Rabbi Zalman Vilenkin, asking him to teach his sons. Chana Shapiro is Rabbi Vilenkin’s daughter, recalling her parents’ descriptions of the children in their home.
Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson, mother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, left a remarkable legacy.
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