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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
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a chutzpa

R’ Sholom Dovber Levin is a talmid chacham!

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

The truth
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The truth

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

Does this warrant affect his travel?
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Does this warrant affect his travel?

Are there countries that will honor this arrest warrant?

yes
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yes

russia at least, right

Didan notzach
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Didan notzach

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

Ironic Chutzpah
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Ironic Chutzpah

“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
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Source

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

What does this mean?
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What does this mean?

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

International chess
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International chess

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!
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Disgusting!

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

mendel chabad
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mendel chabad

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

library of congress?
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library of congress?

which Seforim are those seven?

Margolioth
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Margolioth

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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