This thought provoking volume of talks delivered in 1942 is projected against an ominous backdrop of three critical threats - the recent threat to Jewish spiritual in the USSR; the then - current threat of the Holocaust to Jewish physical survival in Europe; and the ongoing
non-violent threat to the survival of American Jewry as Jews.
A Talmudic exegesis by the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson. Adapted from two siyumim delivered by the Rebbe (on tractates Makkot and Yoma), Of Tears and Laughter focuses on two moving Talmudic stories that occurred in the aftermath of the destruction of the second Beit Hamikdash.
Lessons in Tanya is a linear exposition and commentary on the Tanya of R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chabad philosophy. Beginning as a weekly Yiddish radio program in 1960, Rabbi Yosef Wineberg drew upon teachings received from Chasidic scholars at the renowned academies of Lubavitch in Europe and the writings of seven generations of Chabad Rebbes.
The concepts which the Rebbe Rayatz (Previous Rebbe) taught in his Maamar (the first maamar) were fleshed out and elaborated upon by the Rebbe (the second maamar). In translating there maamarim, we have continued that process, presenting them - as in the earlier publications in this series - as a shiur on paper.
The day-to-day prayer and synagogue guide according to Chabad custom, in a convenient check-book sized format updated for this year. Customs, observances and insights fill this compact treasure trove of information.
From a first-time mother to a commander in Israel's Air Force; the struggling dentist to the community rabbi, My Story features forty-one inspirational true stories of the Rebbe from the My Encounter with the Rebbe oral history project, complemented by family photos and documents, as well as a stunning selection of portraits of the Rebbe fromt he Living Archive picture collection.