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    Story the Rebbe Sent to Intellectuals Meeting in Manhattan

    Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro, uncovering fascinating tales and artifacts from Chabad Rebbes. This week, special for Yud Beis Tammuz and the yartzeit of Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel OBM: The instructions and story the Rebbe sent to a study group in Manhattan for intellectuals and professionals. Video

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    Just listened
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    Just listened

    Very interesting

    Thank you.

    where is this letter
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    where is this letter

    of the Rebbe in English printed. Thank You for this program.

    Very interesting!
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    Very interesting!

    Very interesting to hear the Friediker Rebbe’s own account of the famous story of his response when being threatened by a gun…

    Yasher Koach!

    big Z Schapiro
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    big Z Schapiro

    Thank you Feter Sholom Ber Schapiro

    Shalom Ber Schapiro
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    Shalom Ber Schapiro

    b’h In answer to if this story is printed. Am not sure if Rabbi Mindel ever shared with anyone this original, in which case perhaps it was publicized if he did share. The original, as we have it in the Mindel Archives, was not printed by us – although we have been sharing it over the years. The story itself is well known. We are merely sharing the ORIGINAL – as it was written by the Frierdiker Rebbe himself and then subsequently translated to English by Mindel, at his request, for the weekly class he attended in the mid ’40s.… Read more »

    confused
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    confused

    I am trying to understand
    the rebbe Rashab passed away in April 1920 so how could July 21 still be in the year of availus where the previous rebbe needed to say kadish?

    Magnificent Treasures
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    Magnificent Treasures

    Thank you Rav Shapiro for sharing these stories and episodes. Your complete honesty and fealty to the facts without any personal additions or agendas make it so compelling and interesting. I feel that these videos are priceless and give the Chossid a window into the Rebbe’s thinking from a totally different perspective—that allows the listener to connect and assimilate the information and then bring it into action. From this broadcast I’ve learnt 1) importance of torah classes 2) style of torah class infused with an appropriate story 3) interests of the Rebbe to get the feedback from the class 4)… Read more »

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