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Today in Jewish History: Kfar Chabad Established
The village of Kfar Chabad was established 72 years ago today.
Today In Chabad History: Bais Iyar
Today in Chabad History: Today is Bet (2) Iyar, the birthday of Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch, also known as the Rebbe Maharash. Rabbi Shmuel was…
The Haggadah Collection At The Library Of Agudas Chassidei Chabad
The prestigious Haggadah collection of Chabad’s Central Library began in December 1924, when the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, acquired the collection of…
Today In Jewish History: The Passing Of The Rebbes Wife
Today marks a notable date in Chabad history: 22 (Chof-Beis) Shevat, the 32nd anniversary of the passing of Rebbetzin Chaya Moussia Schneerson, wife of the…
Today in Jewish History: 10 (Yud) Shevat
Yud Shvat is the anniversary of the passing of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, sixth Rebbe of Lubavitch, of blessed memory, (5710/1950). On the same day,…
Today in Jewish History: 24 Tevet, Passing of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chabad Lubavitch
The end of 1812 found Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, also known as the Alter Rebbe, journeying through small towns and villages, distancing himself and…
Today In Jewish History: 20 Teves
Today in Jewish History: 20 Teves, Passing Of Maimonides The “Rambam,” acronym for Rabbi Moshe ben (son of) Maimon, passed away today, the 20th of…
Today in Chabad History: 5 Tevet
On the 5th of Tevet (Hei Teves) in 1987, the extensive library of the sixth Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, was declared as belonging to…
19 Kislev: Rosh Hashana of Chassidut
Yud-Tes Kislev, also known as the "Chag HaGeulah—The Holiday of Redemption," or the "Rosh Hashana of Chassidut," begins tonight and continues until sundown tomorrow. On…
14 Kislev, 1928: Marriage of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin
It was on today’s Hebrew date in November of 1928 that the marriage of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin, Menachem Mendel and Chaya Mushka Schneerson, took…
Today in Chabad History: 9 (Tes) Kislev
The 9th of Kislev marks both the birthday and passing of the Mitteler Rebbe (the second Chabad Rebbe), Rabbi Dov Ber of Lubavitch (1773-1827).
Birthday of the fifth Chabad Rebbe, Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneerson in 1860 (5621)
20 Cheshvan: Birthday of the fifth Chabad Rebbe, Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneerson in 1860 (5621).
Chabad Marks Birthday of Movement’s Founder
On 18 Elul, Jewish communities the world over will mark the anniversary of the birthdate for Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of the Chabad-Lubavitch…
Gravesite of Rebbe’s Father Designated National Heritage Site
On the rabbi’s 76th yahrtzeit, Kazaky officials and US Commissioner designate National Heritage status
Remembering the Rebbe’s Father
Today in Jewish History, the passing of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Levi Yitzchak Schneerson (1878-1944), father of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Tisha B’Av: Remembering for a Better Future
This evening, Jews around the world will remove their shoes, begin a 25-hour fast, and sit low on the floor in the manner of mourners.
Remembering The Struggle for Russian Jewry
Ninety-three years ago today, Rabbi Joseph I. Schneersohn, sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, was freed from Soviet-imposed exile.
Who Was the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Father?
(lubavitch.com) Every now and then, the world is blessed with a leader of such rare character as to inspire a following that seems to outlive…
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