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Weekly Rebbe Photo

Avner Institute presents a weekly first-time released photo of the Lubavitcher Rebbe: Taken on Purim of 1962, the Rebbe is seen giving charity to a lady while wearing Talis and Tefillin, heading to or from davening at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, NY. Photo

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Thank You Yudi and the staff!
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Thank You Yudi and the staff!

thanks for the picture!

Very nice.
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Very nice.

sent this to my list again! nice picture, thank you,

someone else
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someone else

It so happens to be that in this picture the Rebbe is not giving Tedakah to the lady.

Black Holder
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Black Holder

What is that black holder. I recall the Rebbe had a long sterling silver Megillah Holder ???

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Here’s a synopsis (I had looked this point up, recently B’Hashgacha Protis): The Rebbe had the black Megilla case, till the eve of Purim 5729 (1969) when he entered the Shul for the Krias Megila, with a new Megila enclosed in a silver case. This Megila was given to the Rebbe by Rabbi Getzel Rubashkin z”l. Interestingly, the Rebbe seemingly changed from his usual practice of not using a sliver case etc. (like by the esrog, etc.) and indeed accepted the case made of silver. Here’s the story of the Megila as told by Reb Getzel’s daughter, Mrs. R. Duchman:… Read more »

Where
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Where

Beautiful picture, but I don’t recognize the background. Where in 770 is this?

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