Nov 18, 2012
Rohrs Honor Father's Memory
George Rohr, Evelyn Katz & Lillian Tabacinic with their father Sami Rohr OBM

Ahead of their trip to Ukraine, the 3 children of philanthropist Sami Rohr are funding yet another project that was dear to their father.

By COLlive reporter

In honor of the 200th yahrzeit of the Alter Rebbe, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, a new commentary on his monumental chassidic work, the Tanya, is being prepared.

The comprehensive compilation on Tanya will be culminating a project the Lubavitcher Rebbe invested many years of labor, it was announced at the 5773 Kinus Hashluchim.

A team of Chabad scholars based in Brooklyn, NY, will be preparing the Rebbe's never-before-published Reshimos notes on Tanya over the next 2 years.

The project is being funded in memory of legendary Jewish philanthropist Sami Rohr OBM, who took a keen interest in both the Tanya and Hayom Yom, the daily spiritual-inspirational messages the Rebbe compiled.

Rohr's 3 children, George Rohr of New York, and Evelyn Katz and Lillian Tabacinic of Bal Harbour, Florida, will be taking a trip this coming month to Ukraine to honor their father.

As reported on, Sami Rohr has been funding the building of a visitors center in the city of Haditch to greet those who come to the tzyun gravesite of the Alter Rebbe.

VIDEO: JEM's tribute to Mr. Shmuel Rohr shown at the 5773 Kinus

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Thank you
The rohrs never cease to amaze.
(11/18/2012 3:55:42 PM)
Global Impact!
The Rohrs are arguably the most successful philanthropists globally at improving Yiddishkeit!

May they be blessed!
(11/18/2012 4:54:40 PM)
this is very exsiting
you can see how this family is not only blessed with wealth but how there tzdokah is blessed to the last dime is spent on good

If the rebbeh would be here he would say first addition for yud tes kislev and final and corrected addition for chof daled teves THIS year
(11/18/2012 5:24:29 PM)
No chabad born gvirim who care?
Isn't it embaressing that no chabad born gezeh etc gvir offers to sponsor such a project?
(11/18/2012 6:52:27 PM)
Such an amazing family. May hashem bless you with simches and nachas!
(11/18/2012 10:17:33 PM)
may you go mchoyil el choyil
moshiach now
(11/18/2012 11:16:01 PM)
what an inspiration!
(11/19/2012 8:50:33 AM)
Answer to 4.
How do you know at all who cares enough? Many other Chabad gevirim are giving and funding on many other Holy fronts too!
(11/19/2012 2:29:36 PM)
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