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    Incognito Photos of the Rebbe

    3 rare photos of the Rebbe taken in 1953 with a 'spy camera', at a time when he was hardly seen in Tallis and Tefillin, were discovered. Full Story

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    Shachrit
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    Shachrit

    The Rebbe came out for Shachrit with Tefillin on erev Rosh Hashana and erev Yom Kippur too.

    Yahrzeit
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    Yahrzeit

    One always saw the Rebbe in Tefillin on Yud Shevat, Chof Av and later on Vov Tishrei…except when these day fell on Shabbos.

    Much thanks
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    Much thanks

    How about reproducing the original negative, the picture would be sharper. Thanks for sharing.

    The second picture
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    The second picture

    I believe the second picture was printed in the album ימי בראשית

    Thank you!
    Guest
    Thank you!

    WOW! thank you!

    9 av
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    9 av

    The Rebbe was also seen in talis and tefilin on tisha b’av.

    Incognito???
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    Incognito???

    Please. He needed to take the picture without the Rebbe noticing anyone taking a picture, not that he needed to hide his identity.
    As far as pictures are concerned, beautiful.
    I remember sitting on that window ledge behind the rebbe during the Shabbes farbraingens as a 6 or 7 year old with my feet hanging down and the Rebbe would turn around to answer my lichayim.

    Incognito
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    Incognito

    I’ll agree that the word “incognito” is not being used correctly here. The title could be changed to “Clandestine Photos of the Rebbe.”

    Instead of saying, “…he needed to do it incognito,” you could say, “…he needed to do it surreptitiously.”

    Nice photos.

    It was Purim...
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    It was Purim...

    …if he was wearing a mask while taking the pictures, he was ‘incognito’! 😉

    Beautiful pictures. Thanks for sharing!

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