As Chassidim prepare to mark the joyous day of 14 Kislev, celebrating the Rebbe and Rebbetzin’s 95th wedding anniversary, Vaad Or Vechom is offering many useful resources to assist Chassidim and their families in celebrating this day.
As Chassidim prepare to mark the joyous day of Yud Daled Kislev, celebrating the Rebbe and Rebbetzin‘s 95th wedding anniversary, Vaad Or Vechom Hahiskashrus is pleased to once again offer many useful resources to assist Chassidim and their families in celebrating this day.
The wedding of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin took place at the Tomchei Temimim Yeshivah in Warsaw, Poland on Yud Daled Kislev 5689 (November 27, 1928). The Wedding itself was an extravagant event with many prestigious Rabonim and Jewish leaders in attendance, in addition to the news reporters and thousands of Chassidim. There were many details surrounding the Rebbe’s wedding and how the Shidduch chase to be. Thankfully, most of this information is recorded. The ‘overview of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin’s wedding’ from Or Vechom sets down the entire story in great depth with links to read more about it, you can read it here. An incredible curriculum is also available here to assist teachers and principals in educating young students on this special day.
Throughout the years in 770, Yud Daled Kislev was a very joyous day. Starting from Yud Daled Kislev in 5714 when the Rebbe first spoke about the day openly coining it (the now-famous phrase), “This is the day that connected me to you and you to me”. Year after year the Chassidim around the world would celebrate the day and make good resolutions in connection with the number anniversary, and it was apparent to all that the Rebbe derived tremendous Nachas from it.
You can learn more about Yud Daled Kislev and browse through hundreds of resources at OrVechom.com/14Kislev.
On Yud Daled Kislev 5739 (1978), the 50th anniversary the Rebbe started the Farbrengen by saying that it is the custom in this and other countries that: אז ווען ס׳קומט דער יום החתונה… קלייבן זיך צוזאמען בני המשפחה און ידידים ואוהבים וכו׳, און מ׳איז משמח און מעודד איש את רעהו ואשה את רעותה וכו׳. In the day of an anniversary, family and friends gather to celebrate and rejoice together…
The central Yud Daled Kislev will take place at the Ohel on Monday night, Yud Daled Kislev. More details to follow.