Chassidus Writers to Gather in Virtual Hakhel

This Sunday, an online gathering of Chassidus writers will focus on the Rebbe’s perspective on translating Chassidus and practical methodologies, featuring Rabbis Yehuda Altein, Tzvi Freeman, and Shimon Hellinger.

In honor of Rosh Chodesh Shevat, the day when Moshe Rabbeinu explained the Torah in all seventy languages, a unique virtual Hakhel gathering will take place for all those involved in bringing Chassidus to the English-speaking public.

The event will take place via Zoom on Sunday, Rosh Chodesh Shevat, 5783 – 8:30-9:30 pm, and will focus on the Rebbe’s perspective on translating Chassidus and on relevant practical methodologies.


Rabbi Yehuda Altein

English Shlichus: The Rebbe’s View on the Importance of Translating Chassidus

Rabbi Tzvi Freeman

The Fallacy of Language Correspondence: How Migdal Bavel Made Translation Impossible

Rabbi Shimon Hellinger

Spreading the Light: Faithfully Transmitting Our Rebbeim’s Messages

If you are a writer or translator of Chassidus in English and would like to participate, email [email protected]

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