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Monday, 17 Av, 5781
  |  July 26, 2021

Why Begin the Day with ‘Veahavta Lereacha Kamocha’

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - in memory of Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel's yartzeit on Yud Bais Tammuz: Why we begin davening with saying "Veahavta lereacha kamocha" and announcing the newly released book "Gallery of the Great." Video

How the Rebbe’s Letters Were Written

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - in honor of Gimmel Tammuz: a fascinating review on how the personal and public letters of the Rebbe were written over the years. And the boy who was rejected from school due to tuition. Video

‘Who Was the Greatest Rebbe’

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: a response to a few non Lubavitch viewers who asked questions about the nature of a Rebbe and ‘who was the greatest Rebbe’. Video

The Rebbe’s Letter in Defense of a Shliach

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: the strong worded letter the Rebbe wrote back to a person who complained that the local Chabad Shliach was inactive and unaccomplished, and a letter to the National Council of Young Israel about Shluchim. Video

Before Telling Off Another Person…

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Comments from the Rebbe to a person who said loshon hara and about how one should be passing musar (rebuke) about another person. Video

3 Tips for Public Speaking From the Rebbes

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: 3 tips for public speakers, the Frierdiker Rebbe's disappointed letter to an editor, and Rabbi Chaim Mordechai Hodakov's letter to a Jewish newspaper about infringement of copyright rights. Video

Why is Bread Dipped Into Salt 3 Times

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: A letter from the Rebbe written in 5727 expounding on the reason the Arizal gave why we dip bread into salt 3 times, and why did the Rebbe write "הוו"ח" on letters. Video

Why Are Pirkei Avos Studied After Pesach

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro : Why the doctor asked forgiveness from the Frierdiker Rebbe for treating him, the difference between Nissan and Iyar, and why we learn Pirkei Avos. Video

Why Zoom Isn’t a Real Farbrengen

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Why a virtual farbrengen isn't a substitute for the real thing, the meaning of the word L'Chaim, when do blessings happen and what the Rebbe say at the last farbrengen. Video

The Agunah Who Recognized her Husband

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: A story about an Agunah who recognized her husband living as a non-Jew, found in documents of the the “Kav Noki”, the grandfather of Rebbetzin Chana, whose yartzeit is this week. Video

Rebbe’s Reply to the Family of a Woman in a Coma

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The difference between gemilus chasadim and tzedakah, why shuls and shtiebels are so noisy and what the Rebbe answered a family looking for meaning into their mother being in a coma in the hospital. Video

How to Explain Taharas Hamishpacha to Others

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - in honor of Chof Beis Shvat: Answers from the Rebbe on how to explain the Mitzvah of Taharas Hamishpacha to non-observant Jewish women, as well as young frum girls. Video

More Important Than Watching a Video of the Rebbe

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - part III of the unknown sayings that the Frierdiker Rebbe in honor of Yud Shevat: What is more important than watching a video of the Rebbe and which exile is more difficult - in Israel or in the Diaspora? Video

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