What the Previous Rebbe Told His Interrogators

The story of the Frierdiker Rebbe’s arrest and interrogation in 1921 in the city of Rostov-on-Don (which occurred prior to his arrest, exile and liberation in 1927) became well-known in the early 1940s, and has been a source of powerful inspiration ever since. But few people know why the Frierdiker Rebbe chose to have it transcribed and translated to English.

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Op-Ed: From Oustside In

When somebody says the word tznius, the first thing that comes to mind is what we wear. Our apparel reflects our culture, our nature, our mood, and our social status. For us, clothing is the most external expression of ourselves. However, people don’t often think that how we dress can affect how we are from the outside, in.

Video: Do You Own Your Judaism?

After being freed from prison on yud beis Tammuz, The Frierdikker Rebbe told of a meditation he said he had used to manage to get through his ordeal in prison. But why would the Freirdikke Rebbe need help to make it though? Surely he was aware that everything Hashem does is ultimately for his best interest? Rabbi Yisroel Glick explains.

Today in Chabad History: 12-13 Tammuz

The twelfth of Tammuz (this year: July 6) is the birthday of the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, of blessed memory. It is also the day when the Rabbi received a notice of freedom from his exile in Kastroma, Russia.