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Monday, 14 Tammuz, 5780
  |  July 6, 2020

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What the Rebbe Said About the Secret of Chabad’s Success

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro, marking Yud Beis Tammuz - the Chag Hageulah of the Frierdiker Rebbe and the yartzeit of the Rebbe's secretary Rabbi Nissen Mindel: What did the Rebbe answer the question of what is the secret of Chabad's success? Video

When President Roosevelt Sneaked Out of the White House

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The historic march of 500 rabbis to protest the Nazi Holocaust, the Chabad delegation from the Rebbe Rayatz and how President Franklin D. Roosevelt sneaked out of the White House in a cowardly manner to avoid meeting them. Video

The Letter the Rebbe Didn’t Want to Answer

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: How did the Rebbe respond to a slanderous letter from a rabbi, why didn't the Rebbe ban smoking cigarettes, and the discussion between 2 rabbis about a chicken. Video

Live Events

Why the Rebbe Refused a Chabad Donor’s Request

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The interactions of the Rebbe with a donor to Chabad causes, a young woman looking for a Shabbos meal and the request of a mazkir can teach us about favoritism and equality. Video

The Rebbe’s Words To Ease the Pain

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: A selection of Nichum Aveilim letters from the Rebbe to people who lost a spouse, a parent and even children presented to comfort the many deaths during COVID-19. Video

Shiurim

The Man Who Took a Sabbatical to Investigate Chassidim

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The secular Jew who took a sabbatical to investigate chassidim and his observations from visiting Klausenburg, Satmar, Bobov, Lakewood, Ger, Belz and then Lubavitch in the 'small zal' at 770 Eastern Parkway. Video

Rip Out Pages From Science Books?

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Rebbe's instruction to teachers on how to teach reading Aleph Beis and what to do with problematic content in science books. And can every Yid have Ruach Hakodesh? Video

Be Cautious To Whom You Teach Kabbalah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The letter the Rebbe instructed to be written to a man living in Korea who was interested in learning Kabbalah and how all teachers should be careful how they impart information. Video

From The Gegent

The Maggid Shiur That had Doubts in Emunah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Maggid Shiur in a Brooklyn Yeshiva that had doubts in Emunah and what the Rebbe suggested he do. And what impressed the wealthy donor about a school principal that he never saw in any other Yeshiva. Video

The Rebel Bochur at Tomchei Tmimim

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What did the Rebbe Rashab say when he was asked to expel a rebel Bochur from Tomchei Tmimim? And education and parenting lessons from the Rebbe. Video

The Chossid Who Collected Pink Slips

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The seforim printed in English and the chossid R' Elimelech Lasker who collected pink slips because he kept being fired from his job - and was very proud of it. Video

The Questions the Rebbe Asked a Chosson

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What the Rebbe's secretary Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel wrote about shidduchim and marriage. Plus: The questions the Rebbe asked a Chosson. Video

How the Rebbe Saw the World Differently

Now on Thursdays: Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro. The Rebbe's answer to "Why must we learn Chassidus," and the elder Chossid's comment on seeing New York's skyscrapers. Video

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

The Previous Rebbe’s Difficult Trip

Motzoei Shabbos program on COLlive.com: "Historic Treasures" by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro, uncovering fascinating tales and rare artifacts from Chabad Rebbes. This week: The Frierdiker Rebbe’s difficult trip to the shores of America. Video

“Breaking the Ice” in America

Motzoei Shabbos program on COLlive.com: "Historic Treasures" by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro, uncovering fascinating tales and rare artifacts from Chabad Rebbes. This week: The early days of the Rebbe's founding of Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch. Video

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