11 Cheshvan marks the yahrzeit of Reb Schneur Zalman Aron Schneersohn, known as the ‘Raza’, eldest son of the Rebbe Maharash. He wrote many chiddushei Torah but burned them all and asked that the ashes be buried alongside him.
7 Elul is the yahrzeit of Reb Berel Levertov ‘Kabilaker’, a fiery chossid and ba’al mesiras nefesh, who passed away from heart failure after his beard was forcibly shaved in a Soviet prison in 5709/1949.
Daled Elul is the yahrzeit of the gaon and chossid Harav Mendel Chein, rov of Nyezhim and pride of Chassidiei Chabad. He was murdered on this day during a pogrom in 5679/1919.
Harav Yisroel Moshe Friedman, the Sadigerrer Rebbe, whose father was close to the Rebbe, and who originally lived in Crown Heights, passed away Monday evening at his home.
With sadness, we regret to inform you of the passing Mrs. Chaya Sarah Feiga Alperovitch of Kfar Chabad. She was 66 years old.
Today marks 120 years since the passing of Reb Shlomo Zalman of Kopust, grandson of the Tzemach Tzedek and author of the Magen Avos. Read what the Rebbe said.
Exclusive: The Novominsker Rebbe of Boro Park, president of Agudas Yisroel of America, passed away recently. In an interview with Anash.org, his close aid Rabbi Lipa Brennan spoke about the relationship the Novominsker and his ancestors had with our Rabbeim.
Reb Shmaryohu (Shmerel) Feldman of Klimovitch and Kfar Chabad, a vareme ba’al menagen and ba’al tefillah, passed away on Lag Ba’Omer, 5759/1999.
Among the Chabad nigunim in the newly discovered online archive are two sung by a Mendel Berlin who heard it from his grandfather “Reb Zalman.” Do we know who they were?
100-year-old recordings from the An-ski Ethnographic Expedition includes Lubavitcher nigunim sung by a chossid of the Rebbe Rashab.
Rabbi Shimon Bentzion Eisenbach, a precious Chabad chossid from Yerushalayim, was killed by Jordanian shelling during the War of Independence on Pesach Sheini in 5708/1948.
12 Iyar is the yahrtzeit of longtime shliach to Casablanca, Morocco, Rabbi Leibel Raskin, who passed away after an illness in 5764/2004.
9 Iyar is the yahrtzeit of Reb Nissan Nemanov and his son Reb Moshe Nemanov, the former in 5743/1983, the latter in 5772/2012.
In a virtual shiur to Mir Yeshiva students around the world, Rabbi Yitzchok Meir Sternbuch eulogized shliach Rabbi Benny Wolff a”h and his selfless desire to spread Yiddishkeit.
Reb Yehosef HaLevi Dachoch of Bnei Brak passed away today. He was 80 years old and had no children. For decades he kept a small Tanya that he received as a child from the Rebbe’s shluchim.
5 Iyar is the yahrtzeit of Reb Michoel Lipskier, who was sent to Morocco by two Rebbeim and revolutionized Yiddishkeit in that country.
In honor of the shloshim; We present you with a vintage photo of Rav Mordechai Gurary, a”h, rov of the Chevra Shas Shul in Crown Heights, at his wedding in Kfar Chabad some sixty years ago.
Keren Hachomesh, founded by the Rebbe in honor of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, has announced a special program to support recent Crown Heights widows and their families which have been struck by the devastating blow of a lost breadwinner.
On Sunday, shluchim in two continents made history when they put years of strife behind them. At a virtual farbrengen joined by over 10,000, Rabbi Berel Lazar urged shluchim to make peace and end this galus.
R’ Michel Rapoport, a true example of mesiras nefesh in Soviet Russia who served two terms in Soviet prisons and Siberia, passed away on this day – Tiferes SheB’Tiferes – in 5743/1983.