When the Rebbe Commented “His Merit Is Great”

Very rarely did the Rebbe give such a compliment. Rabbi Leibel Alevsky, the coordinator of Tzach in the 60s encountered such praise just once, in a letter to Reb Meir Roness A”H.

Rabbi Leibel Alevsky, recounts his personal experiences and interactions that he encountered while working with Reb Meir Roness A”h as the coordinator of activities of Tzach (Lubavitch Youth Organization).

“I had the pleasure and privilege of working with Meir in the 1960’s in my capacity of having started the first Tzach office in 5762. I was working there for ten years at which time Meir, then being a Yeshivah boy in 770, started this important program. 

Among the many reports to the Rebbe about Tzach activities and programs that I was privileged to write and the many answers and comments from the Rebbe on these reports, one comment stands out, ‘towering’ above all others. That comment was on one of the reports that was submitted about Meir’s work.  

The Rebbe commented:

 וגדול זכותו (ועוד יותר) ואשרי חלקו. 

In my ten years in Tzach – I never saw such a comment about any other individual.”

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