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My Father Danced With the Rebbe – From Tennessee

As a bochur, Rabbi Zalman Posner had the privilege to dance with the Rebbe shoulder to shoulder. He kept dancing after moving on Shlichus to Nashville. Full Story

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Dear Shimon Posner,
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Dear Shimon Posner,

Your recent article brought powerful and wonderful memories of your exceptional parents. I don’t know why Hashem gave us the special schus to discover the Rebbe through your wonderful parents. As I Daven on Yom Kipper, I picture your father saying “פתח שערי שמים” there are no words that can describe our unending gratitude to your parents for introducing us to the Rebbe’s world.
Dr Moshe and Miriam Feldman

An Open Response to Dr/Mrs. Feldman
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An Open Response to Dr/Mrs. Feldman

Dear Dr. and Mrs Feldman, I answer you publicly because there is much to learn from you. You held up your daughter’s chupa because my parents flight was delayed. “They’ve brought us this far,” you explained, “we are not going to NOW start going without them!”. That not only reflects your innate menschlichkeit but it also testifies to your enthusiasm for Yiddishkeit and Darkei ha’chasidus: you are grateful to those who gave you Yiddishkeit because you love Yiddishkeit. It’s easy to forget how simple that is. Gratitude is the only way forward; we start our day with Modeh Ani. You… Read more »

Valerie Seidner
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Valerie Seidner

Simchat Torah with Rabbi Posner is one of my fondest memories. Especially his tradition of drinking a shnops and being flipped over..3 times! My husband Shimon had the honor of flipping him for a few years! There was such holiness and simcha when they danced all night.

חסיד לראות ולהראות, -ענק צנוע
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חסיד לראות ולהראות, -ענק צנוע

Chabad Chassidim, The Kehot Library, Sichot In English, Chabad.org, The Heritage Series, and many more, -they all literally change the lives of countless people as they fulfill the purpose of Chabad in יפוצו מעינותיך חוצה. During the early years when the Rebbe raised the bar of Chabad outreach to an unprecedented level the language barrier proved to be a huge challenge. How do you introduce the concepts of Chassidus to the vast English speaking masses? The person that בחורים (later to become the Shluchim around the globe) most emulated was Rabbi Zalman Posner ז”ל. We carefully listened to him speak/teach… Read more »

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