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Wednesday, 15 Av, 5780
  |  August 5, 2020

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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

Live Events

What the Rebbe Said About the Secret of Chabad’s Success

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro, marking Yud Beis Tammuz - the Chag Hageulah of the Frierdiker Rebbe and the yartzeit of the Rebbe's secretary Rabbi Nissen Mindel: What did the Rebbe answer the question of what is the secret of Chabad's success? Video

When President Roosevelt Sneaked Out of the White House

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The historic march of 500 rabbis to protest the Nazi Holocaust, the Chabad delegation from the Rebbe Rayatz and how President Franklin D. Roosevelt sneaked out of the White House in a cowardly manner to avoid meeting them. Video

The Letter the Rebbe Didn’t Want to Answer

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: How did the Rebbe respond to a slanderous letter from a rabbi, why didn't the Rebbe ban smoking cigarettes, and the discussion between 2 rabbis about a chicken. Video

Why the Rebbe Refused a Chabad Donor’s Request

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The interactions of the Rebbe with a donor to Chabad causes, a young woman looking for a Shabbos meal and the request of a mazkir can teach us about favoritism and equality. Video

Shiurim

The Rebbe’s Words To Ease the Pain

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: A selection of Nichum Aveilim letters from the Rebbe to people who lost a spouse, a parent and even children presented to comfort the many deaths during COVID-19. Video

From The Gegent

The Man Who Took a Sabbatical to Investigate Chassidim

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The secular Jew who took a sabbatical to investigate chassidim and his observations from visiting Klausenburg, Satmar, Bobov, Lakewood, Ger, Belz and then Lubavitch in the 'small zal' at 770 Eastern Parkway. Video

The Crucial Meetings That Established Chabad in the USA

Historic Treasures with Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - special edition marking the day the Frierdiker Rebbe arrived in America: The early days of Chabad in America and the fascinating supporter and friend of the Rebbe, Julius Stulman, and the role he played in the Rebbe’s holy dreams that have come to fruition – with facts of his activities never before revealed. Video

Who Was Julius Stulman and What Did He Do For Chabad

Historic Treasures with Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - special edition marking the day the Frierdiker Rebbe arrived in America: The early days of Chabad in America and the fascinating supporter and friend of the Rebbe, Julius Stulman, and the role he played in the Rebbe’s holy dreams that have come to fruition – with facts of his activities never before revealed. Video

Rare Recording of the Frierdiker Rebbe’s Farbrengen

Historic Treasures with Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - special edition marking Tes Adar, the day the Frierdiker Rebbe arrived in America: The trip to America, the establishing of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch. Plus: Hear a rare recording of a farbrengen with the Frierdiker Rebbe – with parts of his sicha and a niggun. Video

Rip Out Pages From Science Books?

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Rebbe's instruction to teachers on how to teach reading Aleph Beis and what to do with problematic content in science books. And can every Yid have Ruach Hakodesh? Video

Be Cautious To Whom You Teach Kabbalah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The letter the Rebbe instructed to be written to a man living in Korea who was interested in learning Kabbalah and how all teachers should be careful how they impart information. Video

The Last Letters of the Rebbe Rayatz

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro - special for Yud Shvat: Interesting details of the Rebbe Rayatz’s visit in Chicago, citizenship documents and the last letters he wrote - just a week before his passing. Full Story, Video

The Maggid Shiur That had Doubts in Emunah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Maggid Shiur in a Brooklyn Yeshiva that had doubts in Emunah and what the Rebbe suggested he do. And what impressed the wealthy donor about a school principal that he never saw in any other Yeshiva. Video

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