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. Inspirational! 1. “Actualize Your Potential!” With extraordinary insight, he perceived the wealth of potential in each person. 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, My Experiences with Chabad and the Lubavitcher Rebbe The Rebbe has and does exemplify the highest form of leadership that exists. 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. For sixty years she was the wife of the Rebbe; she passed away on Sh’vat 22 in 1988.) It was at this Shabbat that I discovered what it really meant to be observant. “What a blessing God has given you!” he said about her appointment to … Lubavitcher Rebbe. (This is a subject that has been addressed already on this SE.) He spent his teen years immersed in the study of Torah. 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. Very interesting and moving. 0. To hundreds of thousands of followers and millions of sympathizers and admirers around the world, … The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of blessed memory, is the seventh leader in the Chabad-Lubavitch dynasty. The photograph of the Rebbe from his Russian passport. Reply, I have entered the Chabad community and have found such happiness and knowledge. I think the 7th Lubavitcher Rebbe made it clear that a Rebbe remains a Rebbe even after his passing. Reply, Recognition of the Rebbe In a sense, he charted the course of Jewish history — initiating, in addition to reacting to, current events. 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. It's an ever-growing, mystical presence. 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. Reply, Read the book by Telushkin. With publication of these works his genius was soon recognized by scholars throughout the world. No longer forced to consider their religion a “Paradise Lost,” they e… “tent”) refers to the structure built over the resting place of a Tzaddik, a righteous person. The Rebbe was named after his ancestor, the third Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, with whom he later shared many characteristics. It may have been in these years that his formidable knowledge of mathematics and the sciences began to blossom. 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. 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. The Rebbe didn't look at the people in other religions and customs and say 'look at them. Such was the Lubavitcher Rebbe — the inspiration and driving force behind the success of Lubavitch today. (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. Reply, His words, wisdom, love and compassion shall live on forever. Who is the Lubavitcher Rebbe? Reply, I wandered in to a Chabad house about five years ago. In that time, Lubavitch has grown to be a worldwide presence, a household name. The Rebbe does not invalidate shechita that is not Lubavitcher shechita, and he does not say that a Jew who does not learn Chassidus cannot be G-d fearing, G-d forbid. I was extremely nervous the day I wrote to the Rebbe's Ohel for the first time. Reply, Helps keep us on the rght Track 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 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. From early childhood he displayed a prodigious mental acuity. 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. For sixty years she was the Rebbe's life partner; she passed away on 22 Sh'vat in 1988.) 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, $… In each case the same strong, if subtle, message is imparted: "You are Divinely gifted with enormous strength and energy — actualize it! The Rebbe keenly understood that our every action is part of a bigger picture. 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. View fullsize. “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.. Other girls looked up to Kate Winslet, Madonna, and Beyonce. I read the book By Telushkin and saw the Rebbe's shlichim in action. 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. ", The Lubavitcher Rebbe was a great man of good teachings. Reply, Heard Rabbi Telushkin speak in Seattle. 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. Lifecycle Events. Annual operating costs of Chabad’s empire today approach $1 bil­lion. I stood there staring into the calmest eyes I had ever seen. He was named after the third Chabad rebbe, the … 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. On the occasion of the Rebbe’s 15th yahrzeit, Baila Olidort, the editor-in-chief of Lubavitch News Service, interviewed Rabbi Krinsky. By the time he reached his Bar Mitzvah, the Rebbe was considered an illuy, a Torah prodigy. Reply, In theory yes. This is their forte—an admirable one. Soon Lubavitch institutions and activities took on new dimensions. The Rebbe will always be our leader That Rabbi was a student at a Chabad Yeshiva near where the Rebbe lived. It is an important part of Chabad theology. they have no meaning, they don't know what life really is.' He was gracious enough to not only show us these things but also live by them. Reply, True Chassidim of the Rebbe are are exactly as you describe. His mother was Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson (née Yanovski). Some Chabad chassidim believe the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, was and is the Moshiach. The Rebbe: A Brief Biography. He has been described as the most phenomenal Jewish personality of our time. (The Rebbetzin, born in 1901, was chosen by her father, the Previous Rebbe, to accompany him in his forced exile to Kostroma in 1927. (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). Reply. Jewish Holidays. The interview can be found here. Long live the Rebbe! Many leaders recognize the need of the moment and respond with courage and directions. 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. 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 … I was walking past the Washington Cemetary and a large number of vehicles pulled up and this larger than life man emerged from one of the cars. 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. This man smiled and said "hello" and shook my hand. Small wonder then, that many ask, "What is it about his leadership that was — and, in so many ways, still is — so unique? Everyone’s Unique Role: 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. I did not know who he was but that feeling of goodness never left me. From the outset, the Rebbe was to be the seventh and final Lubavitcher Rebbe. He was truly a godly man, and a compassionate person. A handwritten note written by the Lubavitcher Rebbe. 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. Thank you, sincerely, for having a great print function. He must have been amazing. But there was one who possessed all three qualities, standing alone in leadership. 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. Under the slogan of “G‑dwants your heart” (Rachmonoh liboh boey), the leaders of this genuine renaissance recaptured the happiness and bliss of the Jewish faith for the common man. 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. Rebbetzin Chana (1880-1964) was known for her erudition, kindness and extraordinary accessibility. This is by far the most influential person in modern times and there is no doubt of his greatness. America could now use his influence. 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. In a sense, he charted the course of Jewish history—initiating, in addition to reacting to, current events. 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. I am reading the book Rebbe a constant inspiration for me Chabad.org Staff. We forget how unfashionable it once was to be interested in Yahaduth.With thanks, and best wishes to all. That sense of ‘other lives in danger’ seems to have dominated his consciousness ever since; of Jewish drowning in assimilation, ignorance or alienation—and no one hearing their cries for help; Jews on campus, in isolated communities, under repressive regimes. 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. Reply, Rebbe Past, Present and Future: Many leaders recognize the need of the moment and respond with courage and directions. The Lubavitcher Rabbi Schneerson (1902-1994) is a phenomenal spiritual Jewish thinker and leader of the modern era. According to the Chabad website COLlive.com, she was accompanied to the Old Montefiore Cemetery by Rabbi Zalman and Toba Grossbaum, directors … 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. His inspiration boosts the individual’s self-perception, ignites his awareness of that hidden wealth and motivates a desire to fulfill his potential. He also never made fun of other people or different nations.His name should be remembered. The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of blessed memory, is the seventh leader in the Chabad-Lubavitch dynasty. He sent out shluchim to around the world to bring everyone back to Yiddishkeit. In the meantime, they are making communities. 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. Reply, The Rebbe lives on today through the work of Chabad. (The Rebbetzin, born in 1901, was chosen by her father, the sixth Rebbe, to accompany him in his forced exile to Kostroma in 1927. What makes these rarefied individuals stand apart also makes them a subject of endless curiosity. Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and her husband, Jared Kushner, visited the Ohel, the Brooklyn gravesite of the venerated Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson (whose name is often accompanied by the abbreviation “zt”l,” or zichrono tzadik livracha, Hebrew for “may the memory of the righteous be a blessing”). The sixth and seventh Rebbetzins were my role models and continue to be thus. Why do leading personalities of the day have such profound respect and admiration for him?”. 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. With extraordinary insight, he perceived the wealth of potential in each person. 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. And I do believe that there is something special about The Rebbe and those similar. A very enlightening evening. The movement was centered in Lyub… I'm sorry to burst your bubble. 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. Jewish Practice. © Copyright, all rights reserved. The term Ohel (lit. He later studied in the University of Berlin and then at the Sorbonne in Paris. 2. 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. He is the great-grandson—and namesake—of the third Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch. 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. 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. Radiating a keen sense of urgency, he demanded much from his followers, and even more from himself, the Rebbe lead, above else, by example. But I was born before he died :( Essays, insights and letters, stories and first-person accounts, and an online biography of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory. 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. 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. (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.. His teachings makes me want to wake up each morning and leave my house to be kind to others . The Rebbe photographed as a young child, Nissan 1904. Reply, The very first traditional Shabbat I was ever at was at a Chabad House. 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 … Two years and three months later, in the early morning hours of the 3rd of Tammuz, 5754 (June 12, 1994), the Rebbe’s soul ascended on high, orphaning a generation. 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. 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. Jewish Calendar. On the occasion of the Rebbe’s 15th yahrzeit, Baila Olidort , the editor-in-chief of Lubavitch News Service, interviewed Rabbi Krinsky. He spent his teen years immersed in the study of Torah. 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. 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. Marriage in Warsaw: In 1929, Rabbi Menachem Mendel married the previous Rebbe’s daughter, Rebbetzin Chaya Moussia, in Warsaw. Flash 90. The Rebbe led, above else, by example. In 1928 Rabbi Menachem Mendel married the sixth Rebbe's daughter, Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, in Warsaw. He has been described as the most phenomenal Jewish personality of our time. Thank Gd for the many upright good ones though. Enter your email address to get our weekly email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life. The rise and growth of the Chassidic movement was rapid. The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s response surprised Chisholm – and changed the trajectory of her career. Sholom Dovber Schneersohn (Hebrew: שלום דובער שניאורסאהן ‎) was the fifth I was hooked like bait on a line. 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. The late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, zt”l, whose twentieth yahrtzeit we are commemorating this summer (3 Tammuz/July 1), is an example of one such wide-ranging Torah personality. When you set your day to this mantra “Life is all the more Beautiful “. Login. 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. Rabbi Yitzchak Yehuda Yaroslavsky, a senior Chabad rabbi and head of the Israeli Chabad Rabbinical Court, called on … JEM/The Living Archive. The gravesite of his father-in-law, the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, is in New York City. 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. 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. The Rebbe instructed him to speak with Aguch about purchasing the nearby building or expending the current one. 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. But in reality unfortunately not everyone out there is always so pious. Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky was secretary to the Lubavitcher Rebbe for a period of 40 years. Reply, Wish I knew him or always saw him. I have never seen him in real life, but I have watched videos of him and his farbrengens. 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. 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. 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. I began to value the day of rest more and more and eventually became Baal Teshuvah. 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. This was the Lubavitcher Rebbe—the inspiration and driving force behind the success of Lubavitch today. – Hod - Monica's Army Jan 16 '12 at 22:09 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. 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