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US Court Protects Chabad Book

DC Judge Royce Lamberth has ruled that a book up for sale at an auction in Israel is part of the Chabad Schneerson collection and should not be sold. Full Story

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UNFORTUNATELY THIS IS NOT THE ONLY ONE OF MANY DOZENS OF SEFORIM THAT WERE EITHER PILFERED OR SOLD FROM THE LIBRARY. AS A COLLECTOR I HAVE SEEN MANY ON THE OPEN MARKET. ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO I WAS OFFERED THE SEFER GIDULEI TAHARA ON MIKVAOS WITH HAND WRITTEN COMMENTS FROM THE REBBE RASHAB. IT WAS CLEARLY FROM THE LIBRARY AS IT HAD THE NUMBERING SYSTEM THAT THE FREIDICKER REBBE USED. BECAUSE OF THE KSAV YAD OF THE REBBE RASHAB I PURCHASED THE SEFER AND IMMEDIATELY GAVE IT IN TO THE REBBES LIBRARY. IT IS OBVIOUS THAT CERTAIN RUSSIAN CARETAKERS OF… Read more »

שפיגל ירושלים
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שפיגל ירושלים

This needs a media blitz so that pressure may be exercised as the Rebbe MHM made it clear that a shturm should be made to do what’s necessary and proper to recover the sforim.Rabbi Cunin Senior, he should along with his Rebbetzin should be well was at the front lines in the late 80’s as I recall all too well.

Chasid
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Chasid

This auction house listed Seforim to sell in the past that the Rebbe gave out. Some of the Seforim were NOT given out by the Rebbe. Don’t trust them

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To # 1

You did a great Mitzvah!!!!!!! Hashem will reward you a thousand times over. !!!!!!

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wondering
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wondering

Can somebody please explain this to me. I thought the collection was given to Chabad of Russia and is in possession by the Chabad/Jewish community. I understand that a book or a few books may have slipped thru, but my question is about the law suite itself. Is it still going?

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To #5

see this article:
https://www.timesofisrael.com/look-but-dont-touch-moscows-schneerson-collection-goes-online/

“Svetlana Khvostova, the Russian State Library employee in charge of keeping the Schneerson Collection”

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