Every Jew — indeed every human being — has a unique role to play in the greater scheme of things and is an integral part of the tapestry of G‑d's creation. I strongly suspect that I'd still be swimming lost in the proverbial sea of assimilation had it not been for the Rebbe and his movement. Shortly after his arrival, per his father-in-law's urging, the Rebbe began publishing his notations to various Chassidic and kabbalistic treatises, as well as a wide range of response on Torah subjects. Born in 1902, on the 11th day of Nissan, in Nikolaev, Russia, the Rebbe is the son of the renowned kabbalist and talmudic scholar, the late Rabbi Levi Yitzchak and Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson. A very enlightening evening. “What a blessing God has given you!” he said about her appointment to … Reply, Heard Rabbi Telushkin speak in Seattle. He is the great-grandson—and namesake—of the third Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch. From the moment the Rebbe arrived in America in 1941, his brilliance at addressing himself to the following ideal became apparent: He would not acknowledge division or separation. he didn't do that. The photograph of the Rebbe from his Russian passport. Reply, I have entered the Chabad community and have found such happiness and knowledge. He must have been amazing. In 1928 Rabbi Menachem Mendel married the sixth Rebbe's daughter, Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, in Warsaw. The interview can be found here. Arrival in the U.S.A.: On Monday, Sivan 28, 5701 (June 23, 1941) the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin arrived in the U.S., having been miraculously rescued, by the grace of Almighty G-d, from the European holocaust. No sector of the community has been excluded—young and old; men and women; leader and layman; scholar and laborer; student and teacher; children, and even infants. In a sense, he charted the course of Jewish history—initiating, in addition to reacting to, current events. I don't even remember what I asked for, to be honest. In the same way, many a community has been transformed by the Rebbe’s message, and been given —directly or indirectly—a new sense of purpose and confidence. The gravesite of his father-in-law, the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, is in New York City. The Rebbe didn't look at the people in other religions and customs and say 'look at them. The Rebbe's arrival marked the launching of sweeping new efforts in bolstering and disseminating Torah and Judaism in general, and Chassidic teachings in particular, through the establishment of three central Lubavitch organizations under the Rebbe's leadership: Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch ("Central Organization For Jewish Education"), Kehot Publication Society, and Machne Israel, a social services agency. It may have been in these years that his formidable knowledge of mathematics, medicine and the sciences began to blossom. This is their forte—an admirable one. It may have been in these years that his formidable knowledge of mathematics and the sciences began to blossom. This Shabbos, the ninth of Kislev, marks both the birthday and the yahrzeit of the second Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Dov Ber Shneuri, better known as the Mitteler Rebbe … Essays, insights and letters, stories and first-person accounts, and an online biography of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory. He was gracious enough to not only show us these things but also live by them. Menachem Mendel Schneerson was born on April 5, 1902 (11 Nissan, 5662) in the Black Sea port of Nikolaev in the Russian Empire (now Mykolaiv in Ukraine).His father was rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, a renowned Talmudic scholar and authority on Kabbalah and Jewish law. After all, “if it was good enough for the Lubavitcher Rebbe to have the Seder on his own, trust me, your Seder is going to be just perfect!” Images: The Lubavitcher Rebbe zt”l burns chometz on Erev Pesach 5748/1988; with many thanks to Rabbi YY Jacobson, who was kind enough to check through a draft of this article to ensure accuracy. Shortly after his arrival, the Rebbe began writing his notations to various Chassidic and kabbalistic treatises, as well as a wide range of response on Torah subjects. See here: However, by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn's reign there had been seven generations of Hasidic Rebbes who had followed the Ba'al Shem Tov, and six generations of Lubavitcher Rebbes. Yosef Yitzchak (Joseph Isaac) Schneersohn (Yiddish: יוסף יצחק שניאורסאהן ‎; 21 June 1880 – 28 January 1950) was an Orthodox rabbi and the sixth Rebbe (spiritual leader) of the Chabad Lubavitch chasidic movement. The outreaching philosophy of Chabad-Lubavitch was translated into ever greater action, as Lubavitch centers and Chabad Houses were opened in dozens of cities and university campuses around the world. Reply. What was clear from the Rebbe’s instructions was that any expansion should keep the library adjacent to 770 instead of searching for a separate location. Thank you, sincerely, for having a great print function. The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory (1902-1994), the seventh leader in the Chabad-Lubavitch dynasty, is considered to have been the most phenomenal Jewish personality of modern times. Uniqueness: With the Rebbe at its helm, Lubavitch has rapidly grown to be a worldwide presence, and all its various activities are stamped with his vision; small wonder then, that many ask, “What is there about his leaderships that is so unique? The Rebbe said that "every Jew is part of God” and that “anyone who berates any Jew is touching the apple of God’s eye. Very interesting and moving. For nearly five of the most critical decades in recent history, the Rebbe's goal to reach out to every corner of the world with love and concern has unfolded dramatically. To Save a Life: There is a story told about the Rebbe’s early life that seems to be almost symbolic of everything that was to follow. Login. Soon Lubavitch institutions and activities took on new dimensions. 0. To his hundreds of thousands of followers and millions of sympathizers and admirers around the world, he is “the Rebbe,” today’s most dominant figure in Judaism and, undoubtedly, the one … Reply, Build it (the third temple) and they will come. Jewish Calendar. Mainstream Lubavitch institutions employ rabbis who have published lengthy defenses of the idea that the Rebbe is an incarnation of the infinite essence of God, and that this idea is meant in a completely literal sense, that he is not merely an intermediary between us and God. It was at this Shabbat that I discovered what it really meant to be observant. The term Ohel (lit. The Rebbe was guided by inspired insight and foresight in combination with encyclopedic scholarship, and all his pronouncements and undertakings were, first and foremost, rooted in our Holy Torah. His mother was Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson (née Yanovski). This man smiled and said "hello" and shook my hand. The sixth and seventh Rebbetzins were my role models and continue to be thus. (October 25, 2020 / JNS) Ivanka Trump, daughter of and senior adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, made a late-night visit on Thursday to the Ohel in Queens, N.Y., to pray at the grave of the Lubavitcher Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.. Who is the Lubavitcher Rebbe? The Rebbe keenly understood that our every action is part of a bigger picture. (His mother, Rebbetzin Chana, 1880-1964, during her famous husband’s exile by the Soviets to a remote village in Asian Russia, displayed legendary courage and ingenuity; for example, she labored to make inks from herbs she gathered in the fields-so that Rabbi Levi Yitzchak could continue writing his commentary on kabbala and other Torah-subjects). The Rebbe got very upset when R. Shach spoke really sharply against non religious Jews and kibbutznikim, saying that they forfeited their right to be called Jews. He had an uncanny ability to meet everyone at their own level—he advised heads of State on matters of national and international importance, explored with professionals the complexities in their own fields of expertise, and talked to small children with warm words and a fatherly smile. Many leaders recognize the need of the moment and respond with courage and directions. I had found my place in the Jewish world at last. Passing: On Monday afternoon (March 2, 1992), while praying at the gravesite of his father-in-law and predecessor, the Rebbe suffered a stroke that paralyzed his right side and, most devastatingly, robbed him of the ability to speak. I began to value the day of rest more and more and eventually became Baal Teshuvah. The movement was centered in Lyub… It is the custom of Chabad Rebbes to go to the gravesite(s) of their predecessor(s) to intercede on behalf of all those who need blessings and prayers. Lubavitcher Rebbe. When he was nine years old, the young Menachem Mendel courageously dove into the Black Sea and saved the life of a little boy who had fallen from the deck of a moored ship. Still other leaders excel in yet a third distinct area, possessing a keen sense of history and tradition; their advice and leadership is molded by a great sensitivity to the past. But there was one who possessed all three qualities, standing alone in leadership. We forget how unfashionable it once was to be interested in Yahaduth.With thanks, and best wishes to all. I regret to say that I never had the good mazal of actually meeting the Rebbe in person, but I'd be lying if I said he hasn't impacted my life in other ways. What the Rebbe told R’ Hendel in yechidus shows us the Rebbe’s view of Lubavitcher shechita. 2. After the passing of his father-in-law, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, in 1950, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson reluctantly ascended to the leadership of the Lubavitch movement, whose headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, New York. He spent his teen years immersed in the study of Torah. The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory (1902-1994), the seventh leader in the Chabad-Lubavitch dynasty, is considered to have been the most phenomenal Jewish personality of modern times. Others, though their strength may not lie in instant response to current problems, are blessed with the ability of perceptive foresight-knowing what tomorrow will bring and how to best prepare. Others, though their strength may not lie in "instant response" to current problems, are blessed with the ability of perceptive foresight — knowing what tomorrow will bring and how to best prepare. I was extremely nervous the day I wrote to the Rebbe's Ohel for the first time. The Rebbe instructed him to speak with Aguch about purchasing the nearby building or expending the current one. When you set your day to this mantra “Life is all the more Beautiful “. When he was nine years old, the young Menachem Mendel courageously dove into the Black Sea and saved the life of a little boy who had rowed out to sea and lost control of his small craft. If you enjoyed this article, we encourage you to distribute it further, provided that you comply with Chabad.org's, The Exceptional Leadership of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Jewish Holidays. Time and again, what was clear to him at the outset became obvious to other leaders with hindsight, decades later. JEM/The Living Archive. He,in life (and in death) has created a following of leaders. That sense of "other lives in danger" seems to have dominated his consciousness; of Jews drowning in assimilation, ignorance or alienation—and no one hearing their cries for help: Jews on campus, in isolated communities, under repressive regimes. I did not know who he was but that feeling of goodness never left me. By the time he reached his Bar Mitzvah, the Rebbe was considered an illuy, a Torah prodigy. He had an uncanny ability to meet everyone at their own level — he advised Heads of State on matters of national and international importance, explored with professionals the complexities in their own fields of expertise, and spoke to small children with warm words and a fatherly smile. His teachings makes me want to wake up each morning and leave my house to be kind to others . Reply, In theory yes. Some Chabad chassidim believe the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, was and is the Moshiach. The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of blessed memory, is the seventh leader in the Chabad-Lubavitch dynasty. I am reading the book Rebbe a constant inspiration for me The Rebbe was named after his ancestor, the third Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, with whom he later shared many characteristics. I read the book By Telushkin and saw the Rebbe's shlichim in action. “tent”) refers to the structure built over the resting place of a Tzaddik, a righteous person. In and through it even Jewish peasants, traders, laborers and craftsmen found themselves in the warm haven of the Torah universe from which they had been excluded because of their limited scholarship. Reply, Wish I knew him or always saw him. With extraordinary insight, he perceived the wealth of potential in each person. The Rebbe was born in 1902, on the 11th day of Nissan, in Nikolaev, Russia, to the renowned kabbalist, talmudic scholar and leader Rabbi Levi Yitzchak and Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson. In a sense, he charted the course of Jewish history — initiating, in addition to reacting to, current events. Every good deed we do brings humanity closer to the ultimate goal, the era of cosmic perfection and universal awareness of G‑d, known in Judaism as the time of Moshiach. In that time, Lubavitch has grown to be a worldwide presence, a household name. Your email address will not be shared with any third parties. Inspirational! Reply, My Experiences with Chabad and the Lubavitcher Rebbe But in reality unfortunately not everyone out there is always so pious. 1. This was the Lubavitcher Rebbe—the inspiration and driving force behind the success of Lubavitch today. That Rabbi was a student at a Chabad Yeshiva near where the Rebbe lived. The titles Rebbe and rabbi are both derived from one Hebrew word רַבִּי ‎ rabbi, which means "(my) master/teacher/mentor", referring to teachers of Torah or leaders of Judaism.This is the way a student would address a master of Torah. Courtesy of JEM. A Selection of Letters from the Lubavitcher Rebbe on Faith By Bassie Alperowitz March 16, 2020 3:34 PM In the current circumstances, as the Coronavirus pandemic sweeps the globe, we share 10 letters which provide advice and guidance on how to deal with uncertainty and worry. Other girls looked up to Kate Winslet, Madonna, and Beyonce. Her courage and ingenuity became legend when during her husband's exile by the Soviets to a remote village in Asian Russia she labored to make inks from herbs she gathered in the fields — so that Rabbi Levi Yitzchak could continue writing his commentary on kabbalah and other Torah-subjects. Time and again, he demonstrated that what was clear to him at the outset became obvious to other leaders with hindsight, decades later. One is amazed at how the Rebbe just kept going and didn't relinquish his efforts on behalf of the Jewish People. NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 30: A visitor prays at the gravesite of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson June 30, 2014 at the Old Montefiore Cemetery in the Queens borough of New York. For sixty years she was the wife of the Rebbe; she passed away on Sh’vat 22 in 1988.) By. Reply, The very first traditional Shabbat I was ever at was at a Chabad House. Reply, The Rebbe is the most inspirational being. Reply, Read the book by Telushkin. Soon Lubavitch institutions and activities took on new dimensions. Reply, The Rebbe lives on today through the work of Chabad. That is one of the many things i admire about him. Initiation, Not Reaction: He was a rare blend of prophetic visionary and pragmatic leader, synthesizing deep insight into the present needs of the Jewish people with a breadth of vision for its future. Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, known as “the Rebbe,” was the leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement and is one of the most recognizable men in Judaism.. Michal Popper - 2 Tammuz 5780 – June 24, 2020. Experience teaches us otherwise unfortunately. With publication of these works his genius was soon recognized by scholars throughout the world. To hundreds of thousands of followers and millions of sympathizers and admirers around the world, … Current Page: The Lubavitcher Rebbe Inspirational Videos Order a Bitachon Card About Contact Donate Letters . On the occasion of the Rebbe’s 15th yahrzeit, Baila Olidort , the editor-in-chief of Lubavitch News Service, interviewed Rabbi Krinsky. Every Jew—indeed, every human being—has a unique role to play in the greater scheme of things and is an integral part of the tapestry of G-d’s creation. Sholom Dovber Schneersohn (Hebrew: שלום דובער שניאורסאהן ‎) was the fifth The outreaching philosophy of Chabad-Lubavitch was translated into action, as Lubavitch centers and Chabad houses were opened in dozens of cities and university campuses around the world. Reply, Rebbe Leadership: in 1950, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson reluctantly ascended to the leadership of the Lubavitch movement, whose headquarters were—and still are—at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, New York. He has been described as the most phenomenal Jewish personality of our time. Mitzvahs & Traditions. For nearly five of the most critical decades in recent history, the Rebbe’s plan to reach out to every corner of the world with love and concern has continued to unfold dramatically. And that budget doesn’t include construction costs for new build­ings, which have been going up at an astonishing rate since Schneerson’s passing: a $10 million synagogue in Bal Harbour, Florida; $25 million for a Chabad complex in San Diego; $20 million for a Jewish Children’s Museum in Crown Heights; plus a $1 million Chabad center in Las Vegas, $… He sent out shluchim to around the world to bring everyone back to Yiddishkeit. With the Rebbe's teachings propelling them and his example serving as a beacon to emulate, Lubavitch has rapidly grown to be a worldwide presence, and all its various activities are stamped with his vision. No sector of the community has been excluded — young and old; men and women; leader and layman; scholar and laborer; student and teacher; children, and even infants. For sixty years she was the Rebbe's life partner; she passed away on 22 Sh'vat in 1988.) Reply, Helps keep us on the rght Track Lifecycle Events. Chabad.org Staff. In the meantime, they are making communities. It is an important part of Chabad theology. He spent his teen years immersed in the study of Torah. I was afraid at first to become frum for fear of what people think of me (let's face it, self-consciousness is anyone's fatal flaw) but then I logged onto chabad.org. The Chabad movement was established after the First Partition of Poland in the town of Liozno, Pskov Governorate, Russian Empire (present day Liozna, Belarus), in 1775, by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, a student of Rabbi Dovber ben Avraham, the "Maggid of Mezritch", the successor to Hasidism's founder, Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov. He was truly a godly man, and a compassionate person. But one who possessed all three qualities was truly unique, standing alone in leadership. What makes these rarefied individuals stand apart also makes them a subject of endless curiosity. On the occasion of the Rebbe’s 15th yahrzeit, Baila Olidort, the editor-in-chief of Lubavitch News Service, interviewed Rabbi Krinsky. His inspiration, now accessible through his writings and videos, boosts the individual's self-perception, ignites his awareness of that hidden wealth and motivates a desire to fulfill his potential. (The Rebbetzin, born in 1901, was chosen by her father, the Previous Rebbe, to accompany him in his forced exile to Kostroma in 1927. My Experiences with Chabad and the Lubavitcher Rebbe, The Rebbe: An In-Depth Biography of a Scholar, Visionary and Leader, The Rebbe's Tefillin Campaign: A Timeline, תורת רבינו - ספרי כ"ק אדמו"ר, 13 Ways the Lubavitcher Rebbe Changed the World Forever, The Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History. Radiating a keen sense of urgency, he demanded much from his followers, and even more from himself, the Rebbe lead, above else, by example. With publication of these works his genius was soon recognized by scholars throughout the world. America could now use his influence. The day marks the launching of sweeping new efforts in bolstering and disseminating Torah and Judaism in general, and Chassidic teachings in particular, through the establishment of three central Lubavitch organizations under the Rebbe’s leadership: Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch (Central Organization For Jewish Education), Kehot Publication Society, and Machne Israel, a social services agency. Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky was secretary to the Lubavitcher Rebbe for a period of 40 years. The Rebbe led, above else, by example. All I remember was the feeling that finally, finally, finally, I knew who I was and who I wanted to be. The Rebbe’s disciples are still waiting to reunite. Reply, Recognition of the Rebbe On Monday, Sivan 28, 5701 (June 23, 1941) the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin arrived in the United States, having been miraculously rescued, by the grace of Almighty G‑d, from the European holocaust. (lubavitch.com) Every now and then, the world is blessed with a leader of such rare character as to inspire a following that seems to outlive his physical lifespan. I think the 7th Lubavitcher Rebbe made it clear that a Rebbe remains a Rebbe even after his passing. Peace and love to you all This is by far the most influential person in modern times and there is no doubt of his greatness. He was named after the third Chabad rebbe, the … To his hundreds of thousands of followers and millions of sympathizers and admirers around the world, he is “the Rebbe,” today’s most dominant figure in Judaism and, undoubtedly, the one individual more than any other singularly responsible for stirring the conscience and spiritual awakening of world Jewry. I have never seen him in real life, but I have watched videos of him and his farbrengens. As a "senior citizen" originally from a conservative background, and unfortunately, not as well read about the Rebbe, as I might have been, I still remember hearing about him throughout his years in Brooklyn. Rabbi Yitzchak Yehuda Yaroslavsky, a senior Chabad rabbi and head of the Israeli Chabad Rabbinical Court, called on … Enter your email address to get our weekly email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life. By the time he reached his Bar Mitzvah, the Rebbe was considered an illuy, a Torah prodigy. Reply, True Chassidim of the Rebbe are are exactly as you describe. How to Stop Worrying. From the outset, the Rebbe was to be the seventh and final Lubavitcher Rebbe. Small wonder then, that many ask, "What is it about his leadership that was — and, in so many ways, still is — so unique? In each encounter the same strong, if subtle message is imparted: “You are Divinely gifted with enormous strength and energy—actualize it!”, Join our weekly newsletter for inspiration and updates, © 2009-2021 Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch Inc. All rights reserved. The Rebbe spoke tirelessly about this time, demonstrating how the world is heading closer and closer to this special era and how every person can actualize it by increasing in acts of goodness and kindness. Why do leading personalities of the day maintain such profound respect and admiration for him?". Past, Present and Future: Many leaders recognize the need of the moment and respond with courage and directions. In each case the same strong, if subtle, message is imparted: "You are Divinely gifted with enormous strength and energy — actualize it! Reply, His words, wisdom, love and compassion shall live on forever. He was a rare blend of prophetic visionary and pragmatic leader, synthesizing deep insight into the present needs of the Jewish people with a breadth of vision for its future. Courtesy of JEM. Reply, Print Function Such was the Lubavitcher Rebbe — the inspiration and driving force behind the success of Lubavitch today. I'm sorry to burst your bubble. To hundreds of thousands of followers and millions of sympathizers and admirers around the world, he was — and still is, despite his passing — "the Rebbe," undoubtedly, the one individual more than any other singularly responsible for stirring the conscience and spiritual awakening of world Jewry. We now mark the anniversary of the passing of the previous Rebbe of Lubavitch, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, and with it 30 years of leadership under the seventh and present Rebbe, Rabhi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. They remain themselves completely uncompromising in the details of Jewish law and custom; yet remain tolerant, welcoming and open to every Jew regardless of their knowledge, education and financial station. The Rebbe was guided by inspired insight and foresight in combination with encyclopedic scholarship, and all his pronouncements and undertakings were, first and foremost, rooted in our Holy Torah. But I was born before he died :( Radiating a keen sense of urgency, he demanded much from his followers, and even more from himself. According to the Chabad website COLlive.com, she was accompanied to the Old Montefiore Cemetery by Rabbi Zalman and Toba Grossbaum, directors … Jewish Practice. And I do believe that there is something special about The Rebbe and those similar. He is clearly a beacon for us; but others carry the torch and not all Jewish but all of a supreme and compassionate humanity. From early childhood he displayed a prodigious mental acuity. The Rebbe: A Brief Biography. But the Rebbe is not the only "enlightened" being on planet earth. they have no meaning, they don't know what life really is.' “The Ohel” is where the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory, was laid to rest on the 3rd of Tammuz 5754 (June 12, 1994), next to his father-in-law, the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Y. Schneersohn, of righteous memory.. (The Rebbetzin, born in 1901, was chosen by her father, the sixth Rebbe, to accompany him in his forced exile to Kostroma in 1927. Annual operating costs of Chabad’s empire today approach $1 bil­lion. Thank Gd for the many upright good ones though. “Actualize Your Potential!” With extraordinary insight, he perceived the wealth of potential in each person. Why do leading personalities of the day have such profound respect and admiration for him?”. The Rebbe photographed as a young child, Nissan 1904. From early childhood he displayed a prodigious mental acuity. 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