Watch: Rabbi Berel Levin, chief librarian of the Central Chabad Library, shows the Megillot Esther and cases the Rebbe used throughout the years and the Megilla written by the Rebbe Maharash.
In honor of the upcoming Yom Tov of Purim, the Megillot Esther of our Rebbes are presented here:
A) The Megillah that was written by the Rebbe Maharash, Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavich. It is kept in a black cardboard case. The Megillah is displayed in the showcase of the Rebbe Maharash
B) The Megillah used by the Rebbe until 5729 (1969). It is also kept in a black cardboard case, as can be seen in the picture.
C) The Megillah that was given to the Rebbe by the Chassid, R’ Getzil Rubashkin, in the year 5729 (1969), in a silver case. This Megillah was used by the Rebbe in the ensuing years, as can be seen in the picture.