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Amos Oz and the Rabbi of Rivne

In the last years of his life, Israeli novelist Amos Oz formed an unexpected friendship with Chabad Shliach Shneur Zalman Schneerson. Full Story

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Thank you!

Wow! What a beautiful and moving story, how incredible are the Rebbe’s shluchim who are able to see beyond and form such precious connections with Jews who others may dismiss as having very secular attitudes

"But Who is To Say?"
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"But Who is To Say?"

A very moving story. Feeling an untouchable depth. Feeling Amos’s connections which he – the author himself – would probably find difficult to put into words. And Schneerson’s quote “But who is to say?” says a lot to all of us readers, makes us realize to ask more of “who is to say?” than judging someone. A special story. So well written, thank you!!

Who can measure someone's connection??
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Who can measure someone's connection??

We are all G-d’s children, ‘who is to say’ anything about another’s status?
What an amazing story. Amazing people. Amazing events.
A great writer does justice to a great story!

Amos Oz
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Amos Oz

When reading A Tale of Love and Darkness, I was able to pick up on the few hints he gave as to his teacher’s identity. I remember my excitement mounting as I put together who it was. Imagine: such a vivid portrait of The Rebbe’s cousin. A must read. I\\

להמשיך את הקשר.
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להמשיך את הקשר.

אני מקוה שהנשים של עוז ימשיכו את הקשר.
ומדינת ישראל תכיר באמת ולתפארת התורה.

 Beautiful!
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Beautiful!

What a moving piece! Was so touched to read about this less known side of Amos. No surprise that it takes a shliach of the Rebbe to bring out the spark in every Jew and a soulful writer to capture it in words.

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