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Leadership Despite Opposition

There are many similarities between Maimonides and the Alter Rebbe, the Founder of Chabad Chassidism. They both faced extreme opposition to their teachings, yet the opposition fell away. Eventually, their detractors became ardent disciples.
Tevet 24, R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi (Alter Rebbe), Maimonides, Leadership & Authority, Lubavitcher Rebbe
Leadership Despite Opposition
Disc 4, Program 16

Event Date: 24 Tevet 5741 - December 31, 1980

There are many similarities between Maimonides and the Alter Rebbe, the Founder of Chabad Chassidism. They both issued Halachic decisions that guide all later generations.

Maimonides’ most well known books are his Mishne Torah, a legal tome, and the Moreh Nevuchim, Guide for the Perplexed, a philosophic work. The Alter Rebbe’s most well known works are his Code of Jewish Law, and his Tanya, which compare to the formers two great works.

They both faced extreme opposition to their teachings, yet the opposition fell away. Eventually, their detractors became ardent disciples.

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Anonymous January 3, 2013

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