Chabad & Friends is a weekly program aired on community news service COLlive.com exploring facts, stories and anecdotes of the Rebbe and the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s connection and communications within the frum Jewish world.
The program is presented by Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, a Chabad historian, an ethnographer of Chassidism and Director of the Jewish Enrichment Press publishing group. He is the prolific author of 60 books – most recently The Rav and Rebbe, Satmar and Lubavitch, Lakewood and Lubavitch, Rabbi Hutner and Rebbe.
He is currently working on the connection between Lubavitch and Torah Vodaath, the illustrious Yeshiva in the Kensington neighborhood of Brooklyn that has raised generations of Torah observant Jews for close to 100 years.
Rabbi Dalfin is a featured speaker in many Chabad centers and Jewish communities about Chassidic teachings and life. He is also the recording artist of Chasidic Nigunim: Learn, Understand and Sing.
Chabad & Friends is aired on Tuesday evenings on COLlive.com.
VIDEO: Chabad & Friends #6 – Rabbi Gustman’s impact on Rebbe Rayatz
Rabbi Yisrael Gustman was the youngest dayan in Reb Chaim Ozer’s Vilna Beis Din before the war. In 1946, the Rebbe Rayatz appointed him as Rosh Yeshiva of Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitch – 770.