A Letter from Rabbi Shmuly Avtzon

Rabbi Shmuly Avtzon, son of Rabbi Yonah Avtzon, penned a letter as he got up from sitting shiva for his father. Rabbi Shmuly Avtzon was chosen to continue his fathers work by heading Sichos in English, his father’s legacy.

JEM: The Clip that Started it all

Shortly after this clip aired on Yud Shevat 5740 (1980), Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, assisted by his son Rabbi Hillel Dovid, screened this clip for the Rebbe. Shortly thereafter, the young man had the idea to bring the Rebbe to wider audiences by televising full Farbrengens via satellite, and JEM was born.