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.
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.
1 Iyar is the yahrtzeit of Reb Mendel of Horodok/Vitebsk, a prime talmid of the Maggid of Mezritch, and to whom the Alter Rebbe traveled after the Maggid’s passing for almost five years.
We bring you four rare photos from the Kinus Torah that took place in the main shul of 770 in 5734/1974.
The Rebbes of Novominsk, including Rav Yakov Perlov who passed away before Pesach, had a long-standing connection with the Rebbe.
Shabbos, Chof Ches Teves, is the birthday of the Rebbe’s mother Rebbetzin Chana. Read and watch a short biography of her life.
On Chof Daled Teves 5573, while on the run from Napoleon’s army, the Alter Rebbe was nistalek.
The Rebbe of Bobruisk, Rav Shmaryohu Noach Schneersohn, passed away on this day in 5683/1923.
The day of Yud Shevat is deeply connected with Basi Legani. Read about the history of this fundamental maamar, and how we continue its cycle of study today.
Following an intense legal battle over stolen seforim, Judge Charles Sifton ruled that the Frierdiker Rebbe’s libray belongs to the chassidim.
A document lists the names and town of origin of the students at the Beis Rivkah school established in the Wegsheid DP camp in Austria after the “Great Escape” from the Soviet Union. Some very interesting name-town connections can be found.
Listen to vintage audio clips sent to the Rebbe of a farbrengen in the Chabad shul in Meah Shearim on Yud-Tes Kislev, 5715/1954.
A recent archive of photos of the early days of the Yeshiva in Pocking, Germany and Brunoy, France was discovered by Shmuel Halpert and published online. Some of the identities are still unknown. Can you help identify them?
Hundreds of pictures from the central Yud Tes Kislev farbrengen in Kfar Chabad from 5723 to 5744 are now available online.
On Yud Tes Kislev 5559 (1798), the Alter Rebbe was freed from imprisonment, heralding a new era in the spreading of chassidus.
The 18th of Kislev is the yahrtzeit of Rebbe Yosef Yitzchok of Avrutsch, son of the Tzemach Tzedek and father of the Rebbetzin Shterna Sarah.
In a heartfelt message to his community, Rabbi Michoel Gourarie of Sydney, Australia says to wake up and utilize the days ahead.
On Yud Daled Kislev 5689 (1928), the Rebbe married Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka in Warsaw, Poland.
The 10th of Kislev marks the day when the Mitteler Rebbe was released from prison. Read the story of his arrest and release, and watch it celebrated at the Rebbe’s farbrengens.
Gimmel Cheshvan marks the anniversary of the arrival of nine Lubavitch students to Montreal in 5702 (1941), which brought about the great institutions that exist there today.