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Thursday, 12 Sivan, 5780
  |  June 4, 2020

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Why the Rebbe Refused a Chabad Donor’s Request

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The interactions of the Rebbe with a donor to Chabad causes, a young woman looking for a Shabbos meal and the request of a mazkir can teach us about favoritism and equality. Video

The Rebbe’s Words To Ease the Pain

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: A selection of Nichum Aveilim letters from the Rebbe to people who lost a spouse, a parent and even children presented to comfort the many deaths during COVID-19. Video

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The Man Who Took a Sabbatical to Investigate Chassidim

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The secular Jew who took a sabbatical to investigate chassidim and his observations from visiting Klausenburg, Satmar, Bobov, Lakewood, Ger, Belz and then Lubavitch in the 'small zal' at 770 Eastern Parkway. Video

The Crucial Meetings That Established Chabad in the USA

Historic Treasures with Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - special edition marking the day the Frierdiker Rebbe arrived in America: The early days of Chabad in America and the fascinating supporter and friend of the Rebbe, Julius Stulman, and the role he played in the Rebbe’s holy dreams that have come to fruition – with facts of his activities never before revealed. Video

Who Was Julius Stulman and What Did He Do For Chabad

Historic Treasures with Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - special edition marking the day the Frierdiker Rebbe arrived in America: The early days of Chabad in America and the fascinating supporter and friend of the Rebbe, Julius Stulman, and the role he played in the Rebbe’s holy dreams that have come to fruition – with facts of his activities never before revealed. Video

Shiurim

Rare Recording of the Frierdiker Rebbe’s Farbrengen

Historic Treasures with Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - special edition marking Tes Adar, the day the Frierdiker Rebbe arrived in America: The trip to America, the establishing of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch. Plus: Hear a rare recording of a farbrengen with the Frierdiker Rebbe – with parts of his sicha and a niggun. Video

Rip Out Pages From Science Books?

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Rebbe's instruction to teachers on how to teach reading Aleph Beis and what to do with problematic content in science books. And can every Yid have Ruach Hakodesh? Video

Be Cautious To Whom You Teach Kabbalah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The letter the Rebbe instructed to be written to a man living in Korea who was interested in learning Kabbalah and how all teachers should be careful how they impart information. Video

From The Gegent

The Last Letters of the Rebbe Rayatz

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - special for Yud Shvat: Interesting details of the Rebbe Rayatz’s visit in Chicago, citizenship documents and the last letters he wrote - just a week before his passing. Full Story, Video

The Maggid Shiur That had Doubts in Emunah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Maggid Shiur in a Brooklyn Yeshiva that had doubts in Emunah and what the Rebbe suggested he do. And what impressed the wealthy donor about a school principal that he never saw in any other Yeshiva. Video

The Rebel Bochur at Tomchei Tmimim

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What did the Rebbe Rashab say when he was asked to expel a rebel Bochur from Tomchei Tmimim? And education and parenting lessons from the Rebbe. Video

The Chossid Who Collected Pink Slips

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The seforim printed in English and the chossid R' Elimelech Lasker who collected pink slips because he kept being fired from his job - and was very proud of it. Video

The Exchange In Front of the Chosson and Kallah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: An interesting exchange between the Rebbe and the 770 Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Yisroel Piekarski can provide an answer to the question whether a Rebbe can make a mistake. Video

The Alter Rebbe and the Vilna Gaon

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Part 2 Special for Yud Tes Kislev: The life of the Alter Rebbe, his work against the Hisnagdus, trying to make peace, and writing of the Tanya and Shulchan Aruch. Video

When Two Lights Came Into the World

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Preparing for Yud Tes Kislev: The life of the Alter Rebbe, his brilliance in all 4 areas of Torah, and the time when he fixed a broken sundial that no one else could. Video

Response to a Chabad Critic

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: A letter from Rabbi Nissan Mindel in reply to a critic of Chabad: whether the Rebbe performs miracles, the way Chasidim address the Rebbe, and why does the Rebbetzin drive a Cadillac. Video

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