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Why the Rebbe Rejected the Gift

Motzoei Shabbos Story: London diamond dealer Bobby Vogel was compelled to give the Rebbe a gift for his 70th birthday, but why was it rejected? Full Story

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Title is misleading
June 15, 2019 11:59 pm

The Rebbe diddnt reject the gift, The rebbe rejected the name.

Mr Vogel
June 16, 2019 12:08 am

Wow!!!
Such a Tzadik. I remember him when I was growing up in Kingsley way…..such an honest mentch.

Something is missing
June 17, 2019 5:33 pm

Where is the rest of the story?

True Chessed
August 30, 2019 2:13 am

Bobby Vogel was my mentor and teacher. I used to drive across London every week to come to his women’s shiur in Golders Green. As well as words of Torah that came from years of learning and life experience, I learned so muchfrom his kindness and dignity. This story is very much in the way he cared for others in need of practical help. The broken diamonds will be with him forever, as are my memories of him.

Bobby Vogel was a legend
January 15, 2022 10:03 pm

He was a extremely generous man
Who built himself up from the ashes of the war
he spent his life doing Chesed and personally helped my family on many occasions
May his memory be a blessing

S.l.

A real Mentch
January 15, 2022 11:04 pm

Mr Vogel was a very honest person He tought his kids in a way of Torah Life. I remember growing up near P.P.A. he would bring over people from all walks to his house especially on Purim. No matter what day would be, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday…..anyday that ended with Y, you were always welcomed to his house, years later I move to a community, & a member asked me, where I’m from? & I said……the first thing this man asked me was if I knew Bobby Vogel? I said YES…..& sure enough I vaguely remembered him. He took charge of… Read more »

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