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Tuesday, 24 Tevet, 5780
  |  January 21, 2020

Why the Rebbe Went to a Side Room

Motzoei Shabbos Story: After working in the diamond district, Rabbi Berel Junik would go to the home of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin to assist them as a mashbak (servant). Once, the Rebbe saw him at the door and went into a side room so he will not be seen... Full Story

A Dying Woman’s Comfort

Rabbi Yekusiel Farkash * Photo: Hasidic Archives

Motzoei Shabbos Story: Frantic with worry, Rabbi Yekusiel and Rochel Farkash made their way to New York, to request a blessing for their daughter, Chana. It was 1976, and she was battling a malignant form of cancer. Full Story

The Wealthy Man Who Refused To Be Paid Back

Illustration Photo: Hasidic Archives

Motzoei Shabbos Story: The great tzadik, R' Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev almost never attended funerals. One exception was at the funeral of Herschel, a wealthy man in the community. The reason why is linked to 2 moving episodes in his life. Full Story

Why the Tzadik Returned The Letter

Illustration Photo: Hasidic Archives

Motzoei Shabbos Story: After the passing of the Maggid of Mezritch, a group of Chassidim approached Rabbi Mendel of Horodok, to become their Rebbe. What he did next puzzled them. Full Story

When There Are Three Witnesses

Photo: Moreshet Auction House

Motzoei Shabbos Story: How R' Moshe Feinstein, one of the foremost expert on Jewish law in the United States, delicatly handles a rare case of chalitzah for a Jewish woman in New York. Full Story

No Apology Needed

Motzoei Shabbos Story: When Reb Noteh of Monastyryshche visited the town of Lubavitch, one chossid was eager to meet him - so eager he slapped someone in the face. Full Story

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Why the Rebbe Rayatz Fired a Teacher

One of the mansions where the Soviet refugees resided * Photo: Hasidic Archives

Motzoei Shabbos Story: A teacher of Chabad boys in Paris went on strike when he belt went missing in 1947. Only later did parents find out what he was using it for... Full Story

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