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The Rebbe’s Use of Paper Scraps

Motzoei Shabbos Story: When Rabbi Binyomin Klein noticed that the Rebbe was using scraps of paper to write notes and replies to people, he purchased a variety of notepads. The Rebbe wouldn't accept it... Full Story

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I remember
November 21, 2020 6:46 pm

I remember getting answers from the rebbe on paper scraps too!

Chosid
November 21, 2020 10:07 pm

Waste not. Want not. Besides avoiding Baal tashchis, he would use the scraps harvested from other letters, creating a connection between yidden and using one person’s letter/note of pain to write an answer on it that will help uplift another person.

I like that!
Reply to  Chosid
November 22, 2020 12:19 am

An insightful perspective!

Saving the Rebbe's Time and Trouble
November 22, 2020 9:25 am

Thank you for sharing that. We had heard about this hanhogo of the Rebbe when we we’re still young bochrim. When writing to the Rebbe, we got into the habit of tearing off the extra paper, so as not to trouble the Rebbe to then remove that part himself.

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