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Russian Prosecutors Issue Arrest Warrant Against 770 Library Director

Prosecutors in Moscow obtained a sham arrest warrant for Rabbi Shalom Ber Levine, the director of the Central Chabad-Lubavitch Research Library at 770, as part of Russia's decades-long refusal to return the Schneerson collection to its rightful owners in the United States — Agudas Chasidei Chabad. Full Story

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a chutzpa
November 28, 2019 4:31 pm

R’ Sholom Dovber Levin is a talmid chacham!

may Hashem punish the russians ימ”ש for their zilzul in kovod haTorah

The truth
Reply to  a chutzpa
November 28, 2019 7:49 pm

It’s not (just) about R’ Levin it’s ALL about the Rebbe and the Rebbiem

Does this warrant affect his travel?
November 28, 2019 5:12 pm

Are there countries that will honor this arrest warrant?

yes
Reply to  Does this warrant affect his travel?
November 28, 2019 6:04 pm

russia at least, right

Didan notzach
November 28, 2019 5:41 pm

They did it now because there is another court cace next week in Washington about the sforim.

Ironic Chutzpah
November 28, 2019 5:47 pm

“Russia insists the library is part of its national heritage”
Since when is theft called heritage?!
And since when do thieves arrest the rightful ownwers?!

Source
November 28, 2019 6:12 pm

If they want to arrest him, then they also have to pay $50,000 a day.

What does this mean?
November 28, 2019 6:30 pm

Practically? What can we do and what does this mean for him and his family?

International chess
November 28, 2019 6:35 pm

Right. Try to play political warfare with Russia. US fines the government. Russia goes after the individual. I feel bad for SBL, since this could cause him discomfort when traveling. I’m guessing this could only be resolved quietly, in a closed door, highroller meeting/deal.

Disgusting!
November 28, 2019 6:59 pm

With all the torture they did to us chassidim, Russia has the audacity to say that we are part of their culture!

mendel chabad
November 28, 2019 10:59 pm

we won one we will win again. the Russians lost against Yiddishkeit in 1991 and they will lose again in 2019

library of congress?
November 29, 2019 12:35 pm

which Seforim are those seven?

Margolioth
December 3, 2019 9:30 am

If the Rebbe’s manuscripts are considered such a National Treausure by the Russian authorities, why was the Rebbe persecuted, arrested, tortured and exiled by the Russian authorities for learning, teaching, and disseminating this work during his tenure as leader of the Chabad movement?

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