In this video, the Rebbe’s cardiologist from Chicago, Dr. Ira Weiss, shares the dramatic story of the Rebbe’s sudden heart attack and the process of his recovery.
On the morning of the holiday of Shemini Atzeres in 5738/1977, Dr. Ira Weiss was called on his emergency line for a most urgent matter.
In this fascinating lecture, Dr. Weiss tells the dramatic story of the Rebbe’s sudden heart attack and the process of his recovery.
As he describes his experience as the Rebbe’s cardiologist, he shares a glimpse into the Rebbe’s personal life and character. He speaks about his continued relationship with the Rebbe and Rebbetzin and his impressions of their remarkable personalities.