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JEM released a photo for which the Rebbe especially returned to his seat and posed for. What led to this unusual incident? Full Story

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48  yr in the  hood
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48 yr in the hood

it was after kois shel bracha

lubavitcher
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lubavitcher

awesome! the sensitivity of the Rebbe is beyond words.

jUST WONDERING...
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jUST WONDERING...

what’s the hat?

KOIS SHEL BEROCHO
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KOIS SHEL BEROCHO

BH
It is obvious that this was taken at the end of Kois Shel berocho. (Which Farbrangen?)

wow!
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wow!

I love this picture!!!

nice
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nice

always wondered what’s behind this picture. thanks!

Rabbi Tenenbaum
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Rabbi Tenenbaum

Principal of lubavitcher Yeshiva is next to Rabbi Mentlick
And Rabbi Dovid Raskin top right

Almost indentical!
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Almost indentical!

Isn’t there an almost identical photo where the Rebbe is smiling more broadly than in this one? I saw it sold on the street several times.. Perhaps there were 2 photos which followed in succession..

Chassidically Inclined
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Chassidically Inclined

What is the contact info for purchasing? Always wanted this photo.

its a famous picture
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its a famous picture

not new at all

now we know...
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now we know...

…the rest of the story!

just released?
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just released?

This photo has been hanging in our dining room for 10 years. We often get questions about it, it’s nice to finally know the backstory! Thanks COL.

amazing
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amazing

It’s amazing to see the chasidim participating in this event, the smiles on everyone’s face is incredible.

:-)
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:-)

Did he ever understand what the Rebbe meant? Or was it merely the Rebbe relating to him in jest (that’s how I understand it)? Levitch’e Fraiden and the Rebbe had an amazing relationship for many many years. When Levitch was a sports’ photographer in Israel, he would come to NY and video the Rebbe – and then view them at kibbutzim throughout Israel (he was the first JEM). In those days most of the people in the kibbutzim did in fact speak yiddish. While Levitch comes from a very prominent Lubavitch family, those early years just after the establishment of… Read more »

Reb Zev Volf Greenglass
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Reb Zev Volf Greenglass

Top Right corner. True Emesdike Chosid

Yosel Tifenbrun Z'l
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Yosel Tifenbrun Z'l

Top Right

to no. 15
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to no. 15

Some would call it top left corner of picture.

Harlig kids
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Harlig kids

The kid sitting on the table on the right side is Rabbi Yossi Harlig shliach in Kendall Fl , the one to right of him on the far bottom right is Rabbi Shea Harlig shliach in Las Vegas NV

We have one that's almost identical...
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We have one that's almost identical...

…but the Rebbe is smiling more broadly. A beautiful picture.

not the only photo taken by freiden that moment
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not the only photo taken by freiden that moment

this is not the final photo that was taken by frieden as we have the same photo with the rebbe sitting straight and with a big smile. so there are other photos that are out there taken at that moment.

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