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The Alter Rebbe and the Vilna Gaon

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Part 2 Special for Yud Tes Kislev: The life of the Alter Rebbe, his work against the Hisnagdus, trying to make peace, and writing of the Tanya and Shulchan Aruch. Video

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Can this Rabbi quote which Rishon mentions yud tes Kislev?

From Wikipedia
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Does this answer your question? Rabbi Yaakov of Marvege (Korebil), a twelfth-century Tosafist and Kabbalist, wrote a book called “Responsa from Heaven,” in which he recorded halachic responsa he had heard from Heaven. After discussing the concept that one should only study Torah after immersion in a mikveh, he describes 19 Kislev as “a day that will herald good tidings.” On this Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson commented: Throughout the generations, that addition puzzled scholars. What were the “good tidings” received on Yud-Tes Kislev? Scholars of the later generations concluded that the phrase must refer to the Alter Rebbe’s liberation. No… Read more »

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I always heard about this. It’s good to have the source

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1. Another version had it, That it was the Berditchiver who accompanied the Baal Hatanya.
2. R Mendel Horodoker, was considered by the Baal HaTanya as his Rebbe, and he accompanied him on the trip to Eretz Yisrael, until R Mendel instructed him to turn back and remain etc. Why then Isn’t R Mendel part of the Shalsheles?

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Wasn’t his wife named Sterna? Rabbi Schapiro called her Shterna Sara. A groise yasher koach!!

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