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Tuesday, 22 Sivan, 5779
  |  June 25, 2019

    The Picture the Rebbe Posed For

    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...
    Guest
    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!
    Guest
    wow!

    I love this picture!!!

    nice
    Guest
    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!
    Guest
    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
    Guest
    its a famous picture

    not new at all

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

    …the rest of the story!

    just released?
    Guest
    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
    Guest
    amazing

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

    :-)
    Guest
    :-)

    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
    Guest
    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...
    Guest
    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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