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Saturday, 23 Kislev, 5782
  |  November 27, 2021

The Last Letters of the Rebbe Rayatz

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - special for Yud Shvat: Interesting details of the Rebbe Rayatz’s visit in Chicago, citizenship documents and the last letters he wrote - just a week before his passing. Full Story, Video

The Maggid Shiur That had Doubts in Emunah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Maggid Shiur in a Brooklyn Yeshiva that had doubts in Emunah and what the Rebbe suggested he do. And what impressed the wealthy donor about a school principal that he never saw in any other Yeshiva. Video

The Rebel Bochur at Tomchei Tmimim

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What did the Rebbe Rashab say when he was asked to expel a rebel Bochur from Tomchei Tmimim? And education and parenting lessons from the Rebbe. Video

The Chossid Who Collected Pink Slips

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The seforim printed in English and the chossid R' Elimelech Lasker who collected pink slips because he kept being fired from his job - and was very proud of it. Video

The Questions the Rebbe Asked a Chosson

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What the Rebbe's secretary Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel wrote about shidduchim and marriage. Plus: The questions the Rebbe asked a Chosson. Video

The Vatican’s Letter to the Rebbe

Special episode of Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Why did the Vatican write a letter to the Rebbe? What is the Rebbe's approach to the 7 Mitzvos Bnei Noach which surprised the world? Video

What R’ Mendel Futerfas Did Without a Crowd

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Rebbe's reaction to Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel translating the Tanya into English for the first time in 1962; the meaning of a birthday; what the Mashpia R' Mendel Futerfas did when a crowd didn't show up. Video

The Rebbe’s Deep Respect For His Childhood Teacher

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Why did the Rebbe stand for a 2-hour Yechidus with R' Schneur Zalman Vilenkin? And why did the Litvish Telshe Rosh Yeshiva send a bochur from Yeshiva in Cleveland to the Rebbe in Crown Heights? Video

The Dowry Rebbetzin Chana Requested

Watch for Chov Av: Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro. The astonishing comment Reb Levik Schneerson said about his son, the Rebbe; the teacher of the Rebbe and his brothers; the dowry Rebbetzin Chana requested; and the significance of the number 9. Video

How the Rebbe Saw the World Differently

Now on Thursdays: Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro. The Rebbe's answer to "Why must we learn Chassidus," and the elder Chossid's comment on seeing New York's skyscrapers. Video

Story the Rebbe Sent to Intellectuals Meeting in Manhattan

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro, uncovering fascinating tales and artifacts from Chabad Rebbes. This week, special for Yud Beis Tammuz and the yartzeit of Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel OBM: The instructions and story the Rebbe sent to a study group in Manhattan for intellectuals and professionals. Video

The Previous Rebbe’s Difficult Trip

Motzoei Shabbos program on COLlive.com: "Historic Treasures" by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro, uncovering fascinating tales and rare artifacts from Chabad Rebbes. This week: The Frierdiker Rebbe’s difficult trip to the shores of America. Video

“Breaking the Ice” in America

Motzoei Shabbos program on COLlive.com: "Historic Treasures" by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro, uncovering fascinating tales and rare artifacts from Chabad Rebbes. This week: The early days of the Rebbe's founding of Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch. Video

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