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Rabbi Shalom Dovber Schneerson

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Rabbi Shalom Dovber Schneerson (1860-1910) was the fifth spiritual leader of the Lubavitcher Movement (Chabad). He ably led the Jewish community through the Tsarist repression of the late 1800s. As World War One approached he sent his family’s huge collection of books and other texts to Moscow for safekeeping, but died in 1920 before retrieving them. This touched off a now-century-long effort by Chabad to reclaim the Schneerson Collection from the Russian government. He is the father of Rabbi Yitzhak Schneerson, the sixth leader of Chabad.


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Episode 60

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Rabbi Yitzhak Schneerson

 

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