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More Important Than Watching a Video of the Rebbe

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - part III of the unknown sayings that the Frierdiker Rebbe in honor of Yud Shevat: What is more important than watching a video of the Rebbe and which exile is more difficult - in Israel or in the Diaspora? Video

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Defeating the ‘Hellenists’ of Today

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: In the spirit of Chanukah and the victory of the Maccabees over the Greeks and Hellenists, the brave struggle of the Frierdiker Rebbe when he arrived in America in 1940 – to “break the ice of America” in defeating the Hellenists of today. Video

A Halachic Obligation to Learn Chassidus

Special episode of Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro in honor of Yud Tes Kislev: Why is Yud Tes Kislev referred to as Chag Hachaggim/the Holiday of Holidays? A Jew is obligated, according to Halachah, to learn Chassidus – how is this so? Video

The Rebbetzin’s Refined Character

Special episode of Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro in honor of Yud Daled Kislev: The connection of the Rebbe with his chasidim, the holiness of a Jewish marriage, the Rebbetzen’s refined characteristics and her powerful legacy, and some anecdotes added to the mix. Video

Shiurim

The Rebbe’s Letter About a Mamzer

A historic treasure by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: A letter the Rebbe wrote about a Jewish person who has the status of a mamzer due to being born from a forbidden relationship. Video

Speech For the UN That the Rebbe Reviewed

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Synopsis of the speech that Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel presented at the United Nations in the early 80’s that the Rebbe personally reviewed and added notations to. Video

The Conundrum of the Cohen Married to a Convert

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Rebbe, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein and Rabbi Zalman Shimon Devorkin's involvement in the story of a Cohen who was married to a convert. And the response to the woman who was a descendant of conversos (marranos). Video

From The Gegent

The Hidden Message in the Machzor

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Why are the names Yitzchok and Rivka mentioned at the beginning of the Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur davening? A heartwarming explanation from the chossid R' Avrohom Sender Nemtzov OBM. Video

Who Answered the Rebbe’s Call

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Part 2 of behind the scenes plans for the Rebbe's global campaign 32 years ago; who around the world immediately answered the Rebbe's call? Video

Why Chabad Women Insist on a Sheitel

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What the Rebbe insisted to Rabbi Sholom Ber Goldshmid when he was engaged to be married, what nearly caused him to break the Shidduch, and the Rebbe's marriage advice. Video

Merkos Beginnings in a Single Room

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch was operating out of the Rebbe Rayatz’s Yechidus room. A letter shows the push to make it more established. Video

A Segulah the Rebbe Offered to the Ill

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What the Rebbe suggested to a man suffering from a sleep disorder and the segulah to a woman who was in a dire condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. Video

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