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Thursday, 19 Tammuz, 5784
  |  July 25, 2024

The Rebel Bochur at Tomchei Tmimim

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What did the Rebbe Rashab say when he was asked to expel a rebel Bochur from Tomchei Tmimim? And education and parenting lessons from the Rebbe. Video

The Chossid Who Collected Pink Slips

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The seforim printed in English and the chossid R' Elimelech Lasker who collected pink slips because he kept being fired from his job - and was very proud of it. Video

The Exchange In Front of the Chosson and Kallah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: An interesting exchange between the Rebbe and the 770 Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Yisroel Piekarski can provide an answer to the question whether a Rebbe can make a mistake. Video

The Alter Rebbe and the Vilna Gaon

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Part 2 Special for Yud Tes Kislev: The life of the Alter Rebbe, his work against the Hisnagdus, trying to make peace, and writing of the Tanya and Shulchan Aruch. Video

When Two Lights Came Into the World

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Preparing for Yud Tes Kislev: The life of the Alter Rebbe, his brilliance in all 4 areas of Torah, and the time when he fixed a broken sundial that no one else could. Video

Response to a Chabad Critic

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: A letter from Rabbi Nissan Mindel in reply to a critic of Chabad: whether the Rebbe performs miracles, the way Chasidim address the Rebbe, and why does the Rebbetzin drive a Cadillac. Video

The Questions the Rebbe Asked a Chosson

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What the Rebbe's secretary Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel wrote about shidduchim and marriage. Plus: The questions the Rebbe asked a Chosson. Video

Who Really Wrote Talks & Tales

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Who wrote the "Talks and Tales" publication? What did the Frierdiker Rebbe say about its effect on him? Video

The Vatican’s Letter to the Rebbe

Special episode of Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Why did the Vatican write a letter to the Rebbe? What is the Rebbe's approach to the 7 Mitzvos Bnei Noach which surprised the world? Video

“Trink Schnapps un Byse Herring”

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The humorous meaning of the letters of Teshuva from a farbrengen with 770 Gabbai R' Yochanan Gordon and what are the torn shoes found in Gan Eden. Video

What R’ Mendel Futerfas Did Without a Crowd

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Rebbe's reaction to Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel translating the Tanya into English for the first time in 1962; the meaning of a birthday; what the Mashpia R' Mendel Futerfas did when a crowd didn't show up. Video

The Rebbe’s Deep Respect For His Childhood Teacher

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Why did the Rebbe stand for a 2-hour Yechidus with R' Schneur Zalman Vilenkin? And why did the Litvish Telshe Rosh Yeshiva send a bochur from Yeshiva in Cleveland to the Rebbe in Crown Heights? Video

The Dowry Rebbetzin Chana Requested

Watch for Chov Av: Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro. The astonishing comment Reb Levik Schneerson said about his son, the Rebbe; the teacher of the Rebbe and his brothers; the dowry Rebbetzin Chana requested; and the significance of the number 9. Video

How the Rebbe Saw the World Differently

Now on Thursdays: Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro. The Rebbe's answer to "Why must we learn Chassidus," and the elder Chossid's comment on seeing New York's skyscrapers. Video

Story the Rebbe Sent to Intellectuals Meeting in Manhattan

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro, uncovering fascinating tales and artifacts from Chabad Rebbes. This week, special for Yud Beis Tammuz and the yartzeit of Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel OBM: The instructions and story the Rebbe sent to a study group in Manhattan for intellectuals and professionals. Video

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