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Wednesday, 17 Shevat, 5783
  |  February 8, 2023

The Life of a Tzadik After Death

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What’s the meaning of the teaching that a tzadik is considered alive after death? A letter from the Rebbe from the month of Tammuz. Video

Why We Say “Hamakom” at a Shiva House

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: Why does it say that Yaakov Avinu was nearing death and then that "he didn't die," and how did the Rebbe explain why Hamakom is said at a shiva house. Video

The Private Comment Made After Hei Teves

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: As Chassidim were singing Didan Notzach outside 770 Eastern Parkway over the win in the Seforim case, a different comment was heard in a conversation in the Rebbe’s room. Video

The Most Important Part of Shlichus

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The comment that the Rebbe's chief of staff Rabbi Chaim Mordechai Hodakov OBM said about looking for new 'things' in chinuch and Shlichus. Video

A Shulchan Aruch For Non Jews?

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: What did the Rebbe respond to those working on a Shulchan Aruch Sheva Mitzvos B'Nei Noach, and the Rebbe's reply to a letter by a Catholic priest from England. Video

The Special Meaning of the Number 9

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The special meaning of the number 9, the Rebbe’s edits on an article about Breishis and why you shouldn’t call Chava with the name Eve. Video

The Concern About Women Dancing With the Torah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The Rebbe's important letter to a community rabbi about the issue of women dancing with a Sefer Torah during Hakafos on Simchas Torah, and why it isn't called a "restriction." Video

The Yeshiva Graduate Who had Doubts in Emunah

Historic Treasures by Rabbi Sholom Ber Schapiro: The short response the Rebbe sent to Mir Yeshiva graduate who had doubts in emunah, the comment about the Satmar Rebbe and the line we say at Nichum Aveilim. Video

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