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Scandinavian Shluchim Join Kinus

Shluchim from the Scandinavian countries gathered this weekend in Stockholm, Sweden for a regional Kinus with special guest Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky. Full Story

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Descendant of First Scandinavian Shliach
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Descendant of First Scandinavian Shliach

In 1932 Rabbi Yacov Yisroel Zuber arrived in Stockholm Sweden as the First Lubavitch Shliach in Scandinavia. The frierdike Rebbe sent him there from Riga, Latvia. He was an experienced Shliach who had held a position in Satchere, Gruzia-Georgia, for five years. While Hitler was destroying nearly all of Europe, Rabbi Zuber was fortunate to live in a neutral country that never entered the war. Here he was ablt to assist the Yeshiva boys who were in Shanghai, to transfer essential funds from America to these young men. It was a perilous time. USA was at war with Japan and… Read more »

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Qestion to #1,

Did he help the freierdiker rebbe when the freidiker rebbe passed through gothenburg sweden on the way to america?

Descendant of the First Chabad Shliach in Scandinavia
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Descendant of the First Chabad Shliach in Scandinavia

Rabbi Yacov Yisroel Zuber personally made all the arrangements for the Frierdike Rebbe to fly to STOCKHOLM where he stayed for three days in Grand Hotel, one of the most prestigous hotels in Stockholm even today. He stayed with his entire entourage, wife, mother, Rabbi Gurary with wife and son and his secretary, They were in a beautiful suite of rooms, with a view across the water to the Royal Palace. Rebetzin Zuber prepared food for the group. The family of Rabbi Zuber came to the hotel and received Brochos from The Frierdike Rebbe. Rabbi Zuber spent many many hours… Read more »

to the decendantof 1st shliach
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to the decendantof 1st shliach

thank you, i didnt know all this. commenter 2

Mesiras Nefesh
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Mesiras Nefesh

These men are heroes!

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