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Chanukah in July 1979

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Chanukah in July 1979

During the first summer of the Iranian Hostage Crisis, Chief Rabbi of Mexico Abraham Hershberg was selected by the United Nations to visit the Jewish hostages. Before leaving, the Rebbe gave him an important instruction: “Be sure to light the Chanukah menorah with them.”
Lubavitcher Rebbe, Iran, Chanukah
Chanukah in July 1979
Disc 108, Program 431

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During the first summer of the Iranian Hostage Crisis, Chief Rabbi of Mexico Abraham Hershberg was selected by the United Nations to visit the Jewish hostages. Before leaving, the Rebbe gave him an important instruction: “Be sure to light the Chanukah menorah with them.”

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Jon G NYC December 13, 2012

amazing truly amazing

--ps that's my grandpa Reply

Omid October 10, 2017
in response to Jon G:

Truly wonderful to see. Your grandpa is a man of honor. I pray for Jews everywhere to practice their faith and am glad to hear stories like this. I also pray for unity, friendship, and collaboration among Iranians, Israel, and especially Iranian Jews. Reply

Jon G NYC October 23, 2017
in response to Omid:

Amen! Reply

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