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The Life of Uncle Yossi

Master storyteller Rabbi Yossi Goldstein, who passed away this week, told stories from his fascinating and fruitful life in America. Full Story, Photos, Video

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Who is in the last picture??
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Who is in the last picture??
Beautiful stories...well...?
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Beautiful stories...well...?

What else would you expect !!!?

I remember Rabbi Goldstein coming to my school in London Uk in the 70s, and gave us each one of his famous vinyl record albums. he told us try if you like it you can pay tomorrow, if not fine just bring it back…!!

I was blown away at 8 years old…! Got my parents, non lubavitchers to buy a few…

Am at work now and cannot read it all. will print out and read at home IY”H

Inspiring…..

which Yeshiva?
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which Yeshiva?

In the beginning he writes about Toras Emes. I think he means Torah Veda’as

To #1
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To #1

That is R’ Moshe Yehudah and Chaya Malka Goldstein.
His father and mother. Photo was taken in Eretz Yisroel in the 70’s or 80’s.

wow! yeyashar koach!
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wow! yeyashar koach!

thank you for this!!!

to #1
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to #1

that’s his father and mother

amazing journey!!
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amazing journey!!

this is like traveling back in time

thank you collive for posting such quality toichin.

so clever that he docmented his memories
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so clever that he docmented his memories

a real gift to the next generation

Uncle Yossi, thank you for your gifts!

Great Childrens video
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Great Childrens video

Thank you!

i never knew this existed, thanks for publishing it here!

Bais yaakover
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Bais yaakover

I remember rabbi Goldstein and his tapes from my childhood in Bybp in the 80s and subsequently when I taught there up until my marriage. Just a couple yrs ago I purchased the full set of CDs of his story time series and my kids love them. I will always remember his song of “walk walk walk do not run ” that we sang after lunch before returning to the classrooms and also on Fridays when he dismissed our buses one at a time saying ” which bus is the best bus?” And we all knew to scream “shabbus”. I… Read more »

Crown Heights Einikul
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Crown Heights Einikul

This is beautiful! Amaizing how little i knew about my Zaidy
Thanks to the editors for sharing this fascinating insight into such a special Tzadi and period of chabad history

Y & M 1342

Credit to JEM for having the foresight to interview him
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Credit to JEM for having the foresight to interview him

All who appreciate this should contribute to JEM for them to continue advancing “my encounter” series
TIME IF OF THE ESSENCE!!!

S0o interesting
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S0o interesting

ty!

Wooow!
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Wooow!

Why don’t they make them like that anymore???? Children and adults of today please “listen and learn” ! What a mentch and ohaiv yisroel Rabbi Goldstien was! He loved everyone with an Emes! Akways looked and found the GOOD in everyone! He should be a gootter better for all of klal yisroel! WE WANT MOSHIACH NOW!

Dugma Chaya!
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Dugma Chaya!

Thank you for posting this!

Very long, but worth it! How inspiring and uplifting.

Amerika iz nisht andresh
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Amerika iz nisht andresh

THE GOLDSTEIN SCHWARTZ FAMILIES FROM PAWTUCKET RHODE ISLAND MADE SURE THAT AMERIKA IZ TAKEH NISHT ANDRESH!!
ZOL UNZER SHVESTER KIND HOBEMN A LICTICKER GAN EDEN
KUZINEH CHAYA ODEL..

Yes worth reading top to bottom
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Yes worth reading top to bottom

I never read an article till the end, Once I started this I couldn’t stop! Very compelling stuff!! Ty to Collive for such content! Educational informative & really interesting! Please present more of this line of content on chasidim

Rabbi Nisan MINDEL'S
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Rabbi Nisan MINDEL'S

wife was a Nemtzov.

Wow
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Wow

I had no idea who he really was.

wow!
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wow!

amazing!!

Good stuff!
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Good stuff!

A real Tzadik! A real chossid! mat he have a lichtike gan eden and be reunited with us all soon with moshiach!!

i had no idea!!
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i had no idea!!

to me he was just “uncle yossi” my favorite story teller.

thanks foe posting this i have a whole new respect and admiration for this giant of a man!! wow!!

our children need such stuff incorporated into their curriculum!
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our children need such stuff incorporated into their curriculum!

very informative and uplifting!

thanks!

THANK YOU FOR THIS
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THANK YOU FOR THIS

Enjoyed this long but valuable read.

What a special yid! in his zchus may we see the Geula now!

speechless!!
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speechless!!

this stuff is soo interesting! Thank you soo much!!

Toras Emes is correct.
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Toras Emes is correct.

That and Eitz Chaim were besides Torah Vodaas.

Great stories
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Great stories

Thank you for the great Stories about everyone’s favorite Uncle.They say learning never ends & these treasures truly prove it & provide some new unknown facts & stories etc. Please put these & more into print for everyone to read & To Levi please put record them at least on Audio for everyone to hear as the Goyim l’havdil like to say Gone but not Forgotten May we merit to see our Holy Rebbe & our favorite uncle once again Taikuf U Miyad Mammosh!!!!!

SUCH A RICH WEALTH OF EXPERIENCES!!
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SUCH A RICH WEALTH OF EXPERIENCES!!

G-d must have given him these specal experiences bec he would then share them with the rest of the world here!
this type of rich first had content n English must be made public to the English speaking crowd who have little such accounts avail to them from other chasidim

An amazingly talented man
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An amazingly talented man

So special. You are all very lucky to have had a father and mother such as you had.

My Zaidy!!
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My Zaidy!!

Amazing stuff! I’m dumb founded!! I didn’t know half of this about my Zaidy and in his ainikul! Please share these amazing things with all who would appreciate it! I know I would even if I never heard of him at all.

Such preciouse recollections!!

Keep em comming
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Keep em comming

To the Goldstein family wh provided these reflections,

thank you thank you for your generosity, i dnt ofen comment online, but was compelled to speak up and encourege you to please don’t shy away from sharing more of the same, it is truly beautiful , informative and very uplifting to read!!!

May Hashem comfort you!!

Chaim Goldberg, MN

wow! thanak you!
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wow! thanak you!

i was literally transprted by this read!

to collive, please keep publishing such matterial for us who read English

to the children of this special man, please do what it takes to publish more of his memoirs

Thanks again!

We already miss you!
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We already miss you!

Rabbi Yossi Goldstein was such a wonderful sweet and kind dugmah chai to children.

To his children I say: “המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים”.

Thank g-d for sending to the world people like him
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Thank g-d for sending to the world people like him

May Hashem consul his special family with Geulah now!

Amaizing reading
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Amaizing reading

Thank you for publishing this

Moshoshiach Now mamash!!

Gansburgs Kan Tziva

Shabbos Table matterial
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Shabbos Table matterial

i always look for something interesting and beutiful to share with my guest friday night!
This takes the cake! (Challa)

Ty to the Goldsteins and Collive

keep sharing this form of Chasidishe reflections, my kids need to here more of this!

CG

Such a  special man
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Such a special man

Thank you for this! to the Goldstein family המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים

I always knew he was one of a kind
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I always knew he was one of a kind

Thank you for this inside picture,

Vehikitzu veranenu… Vehu besochom!!

A patriarch of a generaion!
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A patriarch of a generaion!

We can all learn from from this great man, how to use all your talents for Hafotza and Kiruv

Beatiful!!
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Beatiful!!

what a treasure! thank you!

a tremendous chossid = a tremendous loss!!
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a tremendous chossid = a tremendous loss!!

Geula Now!

rspershin
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rspershin

my memories if rabbi goldstein and mrs goldstein -as a young girl her first shabbos in crown heights – I was told go rabbi goldsteins tanya shuir right after licht bensen you will definitely enter the shabbos different and so it was a very special place to be as i entered smelled the fresh baked challas of his wife and off he sweeped us into a different dimension thank you rabbi and mrs goldstein!!!! for being so instrumental in my return over 36 years ago

my "Uncle"
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my "Uncle"

i always felt a special kedusha, warmth and light radiate from him, he had a glow which you felt in his presence!

Wolfson Cousin

in the lag beomer pic
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in the lag beomer pic

theres a noticable sadness on uncle yossi’s face in the lag beomer pic without the Rebbe beside him

he did what had to be done even when it wasn’t pleasant

He would want us to be happy
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He would want us to be happy

to celebrate his life

Thank you so much!!!
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Thank you so much!!!

Thank you so much for publishing this. Are the memoirs for sale in book form (any language)?

Just amazing and Wow
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Just amazing and Wow

These childhood memories of the early years and of the Rebbe and Previous Rebbe are just amazing. I felt like I was reading the Zichronos. The story of psalm 20, schach the rebuke, and the Daled Bavos with be with me forever. This insider view of our holy Rebbes is fantastic and so well written. I did not move from my seat till it was finished. Uncle Yossi and his family are jewels the crown of Chabad.
ESN

Very well presented and extremely unique and interesting
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Very well presented and extremely unique and interesting

AGBAG

Baruch hasehm for ppl like this
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Baruch hasehm for ppl like this

i really enjoyed this inside look on days gone by

ty collive nd the family

who remembers...
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who remembers...

in his original melodic tone he used-to say: “You do your best, and Hashem will do the rest”

In the early mems
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In the early mems

He taught a group of us high school girls tanya, winter friday nights, in his home. He was an excellent teacher.
Boruch dayan emes.

yes i remember the class was organized by shterny his grand daughter
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yes i remember the class was organized by shterny his grand daughter

i looked forward to those shiurim, it was such a spiritual experience for all of us packed into that warm dining room on thos frigit early friday nights
ill cherrish those lessonss for ever

Such a full life! we must emulate such chasidim!
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Such a full life! we must emulate such chasidim!

He is a shining example of how we should all strive to live, integrating the love of yiddishkeit into a full life, full of seeking to help, teach & share wherever necissary

to Collive's credit, 150 fb "likes" says allot about this tzadik's impact, never saw a post with this such a strong response! BDE
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to Collive's credit, 150 fb "likes" says allot about this tzadik's impact, never saw a post with this such a strong response! BDE
wow! ty collive
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wow! ty collive

this i must print out for my shabbos table!

ty!

nice for sure
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nice for sure

THANK YOU!

best thing ive ever read online
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best thing ive ever read online

Please do more long amazing pieces like this. Kol hakavod to uncle Yossi

very nice
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very nice

fascinating stuff!

thank you!

see this link from Duchman
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see this link from Duchman
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