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Saturday, 17 Tammuz, 5779
  |  July 20, 2019

    Weekly Photo of the Rebbe

    COLlive and The Avner Institute present a weekly first-time released photo of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. This photo from the early 1970's captures the sharp gaze of the Rebbe upon receiving a precious manuscript of Chassidic teachings from Israeli President Zalman Shazar. Full Photo

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    Purim 1971
    Purim 1971

    This photo is from before Shazar joined the Rebbe for the reading of the Megila on Purim night 5731-1971. At that time the Rebbe presented Shazar with a beautiful Megila in a silver case and in his honor the Rebbe also for the first time used a silver case for his own Megila, something the Rebbe never did until then. Previously the Rebbe used a simple black cardboard case for his own Megila,