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9th of Adar: the Frierdiker Rebbe Arrives in America

After a 12-day sea voyage, the previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn (1880-1950), disembarked at the New York harbor on the 9th of Adar II of 1940, following his miraculous rescue from Nazi-occupied Warsaw.

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#1 Comment By Dov Cohen Ben Moshe Levvi On February 23, 2010 @ 3:52 pm

This image must be from the first time of the FR coming to the US – in the second he was on a wheelchair

#2 Comment By Chabad History Expert On March 3, 2010 @ 5:44 pm

To dcbml:

If you noticed, the first time the FR came to America, he wasnt wearing a shtrimel. and the FR is using a cane, with Rabbi Liberman supporting him on one side, and his einikel (Berel Gurary) on the other.