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Lag B’omer Mint

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Lag B’omer Mint

Rabbi Chaim Yehuda Krinsky served in various positions of Chabad’s administrative staff and as a personal secretary to the Rebbe. In 1990, just days before the grand Lag B’Omer parade, the Rebbe asked him about the possibility of minting a batch of special coins commemorating the event. A seemingly impossible task to pull off in such short time, Rabbi Krinsky all but gave up. But after hearing how the Rebbe blamed himself for the last minute notice, he concluded that failure wasn’t an option. The coins were ready in time…
Lag BaOmer Parade, Lubavitcher Rebbe
Lag B’omer Mint
Disc 166, Program 662

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky served as secretary to the Lubavitcher Rebbe for over forty years, and is the chairman of Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement.

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