Drawing his material from documents as well as from unpublished sources, memoirs of participants and family members, such as his father, Rabbi Shalom DovBer of Lubavitch; his grandmother, Rebbetzin Rivkah, and from elder Chasidim whose company he kept in his youth, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak wrote prolifically, chronicling for posterity the rich tradition of his forebears.
Hebrew readers can savor the fascinating memoirs of the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe. First published in Yiddish, these memoirs place you at the center of the excitement and joy of Chasidic life from its infancy and on.
Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the sixth leader Chabad-Lubavitch, went beyond his predecessors in developing the Chasidic custom of delivering sichot (informal talks)--incorporating stories and reminiscences that drew and held the attention of his listeners.
Before the Nazi hordes forcedHaTamimto cease printing, the journal stirred up a storm among intellectual and spiritual lights of the yeshiva world, both within Lubavitch and beyond. Now collected in two volumes, the eight issues (the ninth manuscript was lost in the chaos of war) speak to the soul of a chassid as potently as they did back they were first published in Warsaw.