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Twice the Light

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Twice the Light

The twenty-fourth of Teves marks the passing of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the founder of Chabad Chassidism. He is famous among Jews today as the author of both the Tanya and a version of the Code of Jewish Law. His name, Schneur, hints to his unique ability to teach and expound on both the revealed and the more esoteric parts of the Torah.
Torah Study, R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi (Alter Rebbe), Tevet 24, Lubavitcher Rebbe
Twice the Light
Disc 174, Program 696

Event Date: 24 Tevet 5712 - January 22, 1952

The twenty-fourth of Teves marks the passing of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the founder of Chabad Chassidism, known as the Alter Rebbe.

He is famous among Jews today as the author of both the Tanya and a version of the Code of Jewish Law. Interestingly, his name, Schneur, hints to his unique ability to teach and expound on both the revealed and the more esoteric parts of the Torah.

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