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Avrohom Aaron Rubashkin, in his 90s, joined people around the world in rejoicing over the release of his son, Sholom Mordechai. Full Story, Photos, Video

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December 24, 2017 1:23 pm


To #10
December 23, 2017 8:33 pm

There is an article that explains how the President and his party did not gain anything. It was clearly an act of loving-kindness,. even if every Chasid will vote Republican, no Republican would win in NYC or NY State

Moshiach Now!
December 21, 2017 10:03 am

To #30. Credit is due to EVERYONE – Rebbes, shluchim & ordinary Bubbies like me who has been saying Tehillim every day for nearly 10 years, ever since the whole thing burst. Don’t be so defensive, there are so many people who did their bit.

Yesterday, I went to Kever Shmuel Hanavi & davened (again) for his Yeshua. I pray my Tefillot on behalf of all the people on my very long list are heard.

December 20, 2017 11:38 pm

really #28? You give credit to a shliach in dc but none to the Munkatcher Rebbe who is known to have been majorly involved in this more than anyone. But we cant expect you to credit anyone outside lubavitch.

December 20, 2017 11:01 pm

Your right it is a simcha and there is more achdus within yidden than you think. Just to throw it out there though, I wonder if there would be such tremendous dancing in 770 as is everywhere else if it was not someone from chabad. Would 770 be dancing in circles as well or would they say its bitul torah it has nothing to do with us, and maybe he deserved it?

All the other :karbonos" for yiddishkeit
December 20, 2017 11:00 pm

Isn’t it all the same, when all is said and done? – Alfred Dreyfus, Pollard and Rubashkin – all basically “taking the flak” for all the Jewish people. What about Ari Halberstam, what about the fact that the 3 days of the bloodless overthrow of the Russian government was EXACTLY the same three days as the C.H. riots. What about Hotzbergs in Mumbai. Everything that happens to the Rebbe’s people as shluchim, is as if it happened to the Rebbe – and the Rebbe is the leader, the Nasi – everything in the Rebbe’s sphere, and his “people” (a shaliach… Read more »

December 20, 2017 10:53 pm

people can see, that even if you fall low..whatever the reason..goodness and kindness of Hashem can answer in a blink of an eye. In sholom mordecai, we see ourselves..that just like he is released from prison. so can we, so must we be..so should we be released immediatley from prison golus
go on whitehouse.gov and give blessings to the earthly shliach who freed him..

like the old days
December 20, 2017 9:14 pm

I think we needed a reason to celebrate. We are rejoicing that a yid who was unfairly treated is set free. We have invested personally in this cause, feel it emotionally. He is our ‘brother’ in Chabad. It is incredible to see the spontaneous joy everywhere; joy that is so real and pure it crosses barriers. Rich, poor, meshichist, anti, chassidish, modern – people are dancing together with unbridled simcha in a way I have not seen in many, many years. The Rebbe would be happy to see Yidden dancing together out of Ahavas Yisroel. And may the simcha break… Read more »

True justification for simcha!
December 20, 2017 8:39 pm

There is an unprecedented amount of achdus here that surely bring the Geulah! To number 10, there is a mitzvah in the Torah of pidyon shvuin! Please don’t dampen the simcha of so many yidden across the world. You are neither the judge or the jury! This is a true miracle from heaven and a reason for all yidden to be jumping for joy which BH they are!!

Moshiachdike Ahavas Yisroel
December 20, 2017 7:41 pm

May this be the start of THE geulah shlaimah!

To number #10
December 20, 2017 7:28 pm

Read up on the facts – and not in the anti semitoc forward – and you will see that this is trumped (excuse the pun) charges besides the signing of a document overstating the companies value to get a loan to save the company from bankruptcy due to the goverments bully and unlawful tactics. Shame on you!!!

December 20, 2017 7:22 pm

He is a hero because we all have our hard times but SM showed us the path of bitachon and Simcha.
The question is why Donald is the hero – he did a great thing and we owe him Hakaras hatov but much more so we should thank the Aibershter!
Lev melachim visarim biyad Hashem.
SM United the whole Jewish world. Now it’s tome for Moshiach to come!

To comment number 10
December 20, 2017 7:12 pm

You clearly do not have an understanding of what caused him to get convicted in the first place.

To 10 come on
December 20, 2017 7:12 pm

We are celebrating the release of a fellow Jew from Potential life in prison that’s all. That’s how happy Jews are one for another, even when it’s not a “chabad Rebbe”

December 20, 2017 7:08 pm

being freed after being in jail for 8 years calls for celebration. no one is taking lessons from this and just enjoy their happiness at a fellow jews release

# 10
December 20, 2017 7:04 pm


To #10
December 20, 2017 7:02 pm

We are celebrating the fact that he was released from jail. It’s a great simcha, considering the obstacles on the way.

No one said he is a Rebbe.

There is no need for you to exaggerate, or attempt to ruin a simcha that is uniting klal Yisroel.

To 10
December 20, 2017 6:54 pm

We are ecstatic that a another yid has been set free! And yes, Sholom Mordechai is a hero for all the bitachon and positivity he had in such trying times. We should all learn from him and his family.

unfairly sentenced yet stood steadfast in his bitochon
December 20, 2017 6:54 pm

to # 10
He paid more than dearly for his actions. He was unfairly
sentenced for a crime that did not match the punishment.
There was anti semitism involved.
He stood firm and with emunah and bitohon in his Creator.
It is for that which we celebrate his release which he certainly deserves.
We can all make mistakes, but after doing teshuva a yid is entitled to our support.
We are so happy to see him reunited with his loyal and wonderful wife and children.
This is indeed, a reason for celebration.

Biur of Eisav
December 20, 2017 6:51 pm

you can only understand this according to Chassidus!! trump is the biggest, coarsest, most disgusting baheima who ever was president, and yet he still recognizes the malchus of the yidden. this is ultimate biur of eisav! like eisav he abuses women, lies, steals, hurts people but as the Torah prophesies at end of days Eisav will come to recognize superiority of Yaacov Huge hasgacha pratis!! Electoral college pronounced him president on yud tes kislev of 577, announced Jerusalem capital of Israel yud tes Kislvev (Jerusalem) 5778 , freed Rubashkin right after Zos Chanukah 5778 As the Rebbe said, need to… Read more »

To #10 it's not about hero
December 20, 2017 6:50 pm

It’s about חסידים איין משפחה and אהבת ישראל

To #10
December 20, 2017 6:42 pm

People are happy for him. They think he was treated unfairly. Perhaps so close to hey teves this reminds people that they needed uplifting news like this. They are celebrating someone getting out of a bad situation. Perhaps one of his own making but he was freed from a bad situation all the same. And, they aren’t celebrating the unlawful business practice so let people celebrate today. There will be time to analyze the situation later. (Just wait until after Hey teves).

December 20, 2017 6:17 pm


Please don't ruin it!
December 20, 2017 6:09 pm

I am incredibly happy that R’ Shalom Rubashkin is finally free. He was unfairly sentenced by an anti-semitic judge because he was Jewish.

PLEASE don’t turn him into a Chabad hero, this was a Rubaskin/Agri case and not a Chabad court case. He was not convicted because he was teaching Torah. His unlawful way of business was a Chilul Hashem and he should not be looked at as a role model for the next generation the same we celebrate our Rebbeim being freed from communist Russia.

December 20, 2017 6:09 pm

I might very well vote for you this time, Mr. President

The achdus is so beautiful!
December 20, 2017 6:08 pm

All Yidden united!

Please write to Trump thanking him.

To #1 your so right
December 20, 2017 6:06 pm

Now that he is out I can tell you a story from the horses mouth,
Donald wanted to do it months ago an asked Schumer and Pelosi to write him a letter, so that it doesn’t become political. Pelosi did, but Schumer said he has to think about it. After being pushed again, Schumer said that the Chasidim do not vote Democrat and he will not write the letter. True story….

Williamsburg..., Thank you Hashem!
December 20, 2017 6:04 pm

Who gave us a president who wants to do the right thing.
משיח כאו!

Amazing unity
December 20, 2017 6:02 pm

So heartwarming Yidden ein mishpacha

Midwest Lady
December 20, 2017 5:57 pm

Thank you President Trump…. May you go from strength to strength..

December 20, 2017 5:55 pm

Jusy check out the happiness everywhere!

Moved to tears.
December 20, 2017 5:49 pm

Watching his father dance was very moving.
May he be blessed to live long and happy years together with all his family.

Pleeeez vote STRAIGHT republicans next NOV 6 midterm Byebye Hillary who would've kept him another 20 yrs
December 20, 2017 5:43 pm

Pleeeez vote STRAIGHT republicans next NOV 6 midterm
Byebye Hillary who would’ve kept him another 20 yrs