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Rabbi Yair Lerner

יאיר ב"ר שימחה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. May 31, 1935 - Iyyar 28 5695



Photo Caption: Notice of condolence for the Rav’s wife, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives

Bio Information:
The Rav who was originally from Labin, Volyn [Ukraine] was a member of the Degel HaRabonim.


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Rabbi Yechezkel Liverhant

יחזקאל ב"ר יוסף הכהן

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Sun. November 18, 1945 - Kislev 13 5706



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Rabbi Yehuda Leib Levenson

יהודה ליב ב"ר דוב בער

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Mon. October 12, 1908 - Tishrei 17 5669
Chol Hamoed Succos



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Rabbi Yerachmiel Benjaminson

ירחמיאל בן אברהם יהודה ליב

Chief Chabad Rabbi, Montreal, Canada

Date of Death: Mon. January 24, 1955 - Shevat 1 5715
Rosh Chodesh


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Photo Caption: Rav Yerachmiel Benjaminson, Credit: Needed


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Rabbi Yeshaya Yosef Margolin

ישעיה יוסף ב"ר נח

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. February 12, 1943 - Adar I 7 5703


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Photo Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY
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Photo Caption: At a Knesseth HaRabonim meeting, Credit: Brooklyn Eagle, 1932 / IFJCAH

Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Rabbi Yisroel Chaim Schlosberg

ישראל חיים ב"ר יהודה

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Thu. November 14, 1918 - Kislev 10 5679



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Rabbi Yisroel Dov Melamed

ישראל דוב ב"ר יעקב סופר

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Wed. November 4, 1914 - Cheshvan 3 5674



Photo Caption: Rav Yisroel Ber Melamed, Credit: Moreshes Chachmei America’s Archives


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Rabbi Yisroel Jacobson

ישראל ב"ר יעקב ליב

Rav, Congregation Agudas Achim Ansche Bobruisk, Brownsville, Brooklyn

Date of Death: Tue. May 27, 1975 - Sivan 17 5735


Bio Information:
Rav Jacobson was among the first Chasidei Chabad to arrive on these shores and was very instrumental in establishing and rebuilding the movement in North America. The Rav relocated from Russia with the permission of the  of the Frierdiker Rebbe.


Photo Caption: Rav Yisroel Jacobson, Credit: ChabadPedia

Photo Caption: Rav Yisroel Jacobson, Credit: Rabbi Herchel Tzeig

Photo Caption: Congregation Agudas Achim Ansche Bobruisk as it stands today on 729 Saratoga Avenue, Credit: Google

Photo Caption: Rabbi Aaron Lazer Zeitlin (Rabbi Jacobson’s brother-in-law) d. 1938. Rabbi Zeitlin died in a Russian prison camp for the “crime” of spreading Judaism. Credit: ChabadPedia

Photo Caption: Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, Lubavitcher Rebbe d. 1950, soon after his arrival to the United States, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History (IFJCAH)


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Rabbi Yisrael Reuvain Rips

ישראל ראובן ב"ר אליעזר פייבוש

Rav, Congregation Anshe Bobruisk

Date of Death: Sat. February 16, 1935 - Adar I 13 5695



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Rabbi Yisroel Yosef Horowitz

ישראל יוסף ב"ר אלטר אליעזר

Chief Rabbi, Riglitz

Date of Death: Fri. August 9, 1968 - Av 15 5728
Tu B'Av



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Rabbi Yitzchok Fisholes

Rav in New York City d. 11 Iyar, 1982 Anyone with information is asked to please send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery 121-83 Springfield Boulevard St. Albans (Queens), NY 11412 (Section: United Hebrew Community, Carmel Avenue, first dirt path on the right side, before North 9 Street)


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Rabbi Yitzchok Yaakov Schevelovitz

יעקב יצחק ב"ר שאול עוזר

Rav, Congregation Adas Yeshurun, Middle Village, Queens

Date of Death: Tue. November 17, 1953 - Kislev 10 5714


Rav Schevelovitz was among the over 400 Rabbanim and Admorim who on the day before Erev Yom Kippur, 1943 marched on Washington demanding that the Roosevelt administration help save the Jews of Europe.


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Rabbi Yitzchok Avroham Gaisinsky (Haisinsky)

יצחק אברהם ב"ר ישראל

Rav, Agudat Achim Anshei Stavishche, Bronx, NY

Date of Death: Wed. March 25, 1942 - Nissan 1 5702
Rosh Codesh



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Rabbi Yoel Sommer

יואל ב"ר יהושע ירוחם

Chief Rabbi, Linovo, Poland (Belarus)

Date of Death: Wed. October 5, 1938 - Tishrei 10 5699
Yom Kippur



Photo Caption: Rav Yoel Sommer, Credit: Lipschitz Family

Photo Caption: Rav Chaim Brisker, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Memorial Plaques at  Congregation Shomrei Emuna in Borough Park in memory of Rav Sommer where served as the “unofficial” rabbi, Credit: Asher Lowy, Lakewood, NJ

Bio Information:
Rav Sommer was ordained by Rav Chaim Soloveitchik of Brisk (d. 1918).

 


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Rabbi Zalman Shimon Dworkin

זלמן שמעון ב"ר ירוחם

Chief Rabbi, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Date of Death: Sat. March 9, 1985 - Adar 17 5745


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Photo Caption: Rav Zalman Shimon Dworkin, Credit: Needed

Bio Information:
Soon after moving to the Chabad community in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Rav Zalman Shimon Dworkin was appointed Cheif Rabbi over all its instatutions. A postion he held until his passing in 1985.


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Rabbi Zev Lifshitz

Rav, New York City d. 29 Adar II, 1984 (5744) Anyone with information is asked to send it in. See CONTACT page for details. Directions to kever: Old Montefiore Cemetery 121-83 Springfield Boulevard St. Albans (Queens), NY 11412 Location: Gate: 634/N, Block: 15, Row: 011R, Grave: 1, Society Name: CHEV. TIFERETH AARON ISRAEL BETH JACOB […]


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Rabbi Levi Yitzchok Schneerson

לוי יצחק ב"ר ברוך

Chief Rabbi, Yekatrinoslav, Ukraine

Date of Death: Wed. August 9, 1944 - Av 20 5704


Bio Information: 
Rav Levi Yitzchok, a great tzaddik and kabbalist in his own right was the father of the last Lubavitcher Rebbe. His wife, Rebbetzin Chana is buried alongside her son at the Old Montefiore Cemetery (see map below) in Queens.


Photo Caption: Rav Levi Yitzchok Schneerson, Credit: N/N






Photo Caption: The Rav was buried in Almaty, Kazakhstan, making it one of the most far-flung kivrei tzadikim in the world, Credit: Rabbi Ephraim Duchman, Collel Chabad

Credit: Aaron C. Kinderlehrer, Kew Gardens Hills

Photo Caption: Rebbetzin Chana (d. 1964), Credit: N/N

Photo Caption: Rav Meir Shlomo Yanovsky, Cheif Rabbi, Mykolaiv, Ukraine (d. 1933), father of Rebbetzin Chana, Credit: N/N


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Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Orliansky

צבי הירש ב"ר יצחק

Skidler Magid

Date of Death: Tue. September 17, 1940 - Elul 14 5700



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Rebbe Aryeh Leib Schochet

אריה לייבוש ב"ר יעקב ניסן

Radifker Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. December 28, 1938 - Teves 6 5699


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Aryeh Leib Schochet, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Painting of Rebbe Aryeh Leib Schochet, Credit: Azriel Graeber, Cedarhurst, New York

Bio Information:
The Rebbe came to these shores from Russia in 1907. His Lekutim Yekarim was the first known safer (book) on chassidus published in  America.


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Rebbe Avrohan Yaakov Panitch

אברהם יעקב ב"ר צבי

Makarov Kiev Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Tue. March 15, 1966 - Adar 24 5726


Photo Credit: Yitz Twersky, Kew Gardens Hills, NY
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Avroham Yaakov Panitch’s grandfather Rebbe Avroham, Trisker Maggid, d.1889
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Avroham Yaakov Panitch’s father-in-law, Rebbe Dovid of Makarov Kiev d. 1902 
Twersky 55 Makarov Kielce
Photo Caption: Rebbe Avroham Yaakov Panitch’s brother-in-law, Rebbe Nissan Yehuda of Makarov Kielce d. 1940 

Bio Information:
The Rebbe’s father-in-law was Rebbe Dovid Twersky, the Makarov Kiev Rebbe (d. 1902). The Makarov Kiev Rebbe was married to the daughter of Rebbe Avroham Twersky, the Trisker Maggid (d. 1889). Sadly the Rebbe left no descendants


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Rebbe Chaim Moshe Yehoshua Schneerson - Twersky

חיים משה יהושע ב"ר מרדכי דובער

Tomashpol Koidnover Rebbe

Date of Death: Mon. September 14, 1959 - Elul 11 5719


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Chaim Moshe Yehoshua Schneerson – Twersky,  Credit: Yitz Twersky, Kew Garden Hills, NY

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Photo Caption: Ohel of Rebbe Dovber Schneuri (d. 1827) the second Rebbe of Lubavitch and more commonly referred to as the Mitteler Rebbe, being the second of the first three generations of Chabad leaders. The Rebbe was the first Chabad leader to live in the town of Lyubavichi (Lubavitch). The Mitteler Rebbe’s  oldest son, Menachem Nachun was the Tomashpol Koidnover Rebbe grandfather. Credit: Jewish Community of Nizhny Novgorod.
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Shneur Zalman of Liady, Baal HaTanya, d. 1812, founder and first Rebbe of Chabad. The Rebbe was laid to rest in Hadiach, Ukraine. The Tomashpol Koidnover Rebbe father was a great grandson of the Baal HaTanya.
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Photo Credit: Rabbi Benzion Twerski, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Caption:
1. Reb Kalman Flaks, a noted Bobover chossid
2. Rebbe Yaakov Yisroel Twersky, Hornisteiple Milwaukee Rebbe
3. RebbeMordechai Shlomo Friedman, Boyaner Rebbe
4. Rebbe Chaim Moshe Yehoshua Schneerson – Twersky, Tomashpol Koidnover Rebbe
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Photo Caption: Rav Moshe Weinberger of Aish Kodesh, Woodmere, NY at the tzion of Rebbe Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev, June, 2015, Credit: Reb Dov Elias, Kew Gardens Hills, NY

Bio Information: 
The Rebbe is a direct descendant of Rebbe Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the Baal HaTanya. In addition, the Rebbe’s grandmother was the granddaughter of Rebbe Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev (d. 1810).


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Rabbi Menachem Mendel Zlatalov

מנחם מענדול ב"ר שמואל

Rav, New York City

Date of Death: Fri. June 8, 1923 - Sivan 24 5683



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Rebbe Moshe Chaim Ephraim Weisbard

משה חיים אפרים ב"ר מנחם מענדיל הכהן

Degel Machnei Ephraim Rebbe of New York

Date of Death: Sun. September 22, 1935 - Elul 24 5695



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Rebbe Shmuel Kaufman

שמואל ב"ר אברהם דוד

Miropoler Rebbe

Date of Death: Mon. June 20, 1938 - Sivan 20 5698


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Shmuel Kaufman in New York City, Credit: Needed
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Photo Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, December 8th, 1921
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Photo Caption: Advertisement announcing the upcoming yartzeit of the Rebbe’s father, Credit: The Jewish Morning Journal, November, 27, 1921
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Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s father-in-law, Rebbe Baruch Bentzion, Loyev Chernobyler Rebbe d. 1945, Credit: Yitz Twersky, KGH

Bio Information:
The Rebbe was a great grandson of Rebbe Shmuel Kaminker (the second, d. 1843) the student of Rebbe Levi Yitzchok of Bardichev and Rebbe Avroham Yehoshua Hershel of Apt. The Rebbe’s maternal great grandfather Rebbe Arele of Totiv was a grandson of Rebbe Yisroel Baal Shem Tov.


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Rebbe Yehoshua Hershel Rabinowitz

יהושע העשיל ב"ר יצחק יואל

Manestricher Rebbe

Date of Death: Wed. April 27, 1938 - Nissan 23 5698



Photo Caption: Manestricher Rebbe, Credit: From the library of Rebbe Nachum Rabinowitz, Monastricher Rebbe of Brooklyn.


Photo Caption:  Chevra Nachlas Yehushua,  89 Legion Street, Brooklyn c. 1940, Credit: NYC

Bio Information: 
Soon after his arrival in the United States the Rebbe was appointed nassi (president) of the Agudath HaAdmorim.


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Rebbe Yitzchok Yoel Rabinowitz

יצחק יואל ב"ר גדליהו אהרן

Manestricher Rebbe of East New York

Date of Death: Wed. November 25, 1987 - Cheshvan 24 5747



Photo Caption: Manestricher Rebbe of East New York, Credit: N/N

Photo Caption:  Chevra Nachlas Yehushua,  89 Legion Street, Brooklyn c. 1940, Credit: NYC

 

Bio Information:
The Rebbe was the first Chassidic Rebbe inaugurated in the United States.


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Rebbe Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn

יוסף יצחק ב"ר שלום דובער

Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz)

Date of Death: Sat. January 28, 1950 - Shevat 10 5710


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Photo Caption: Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), Credit: IFJCAH
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Photo Caption: Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), Credit: Needed

Photo Caption: Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), during his first visit to the United States, Credit: IFJCAH
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Photo Caption: Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), during his trip to Eretz Yisroel, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: 770 Easter Parkway as it stands today. The building, which soon became known as 770 serves as Lubavitch World Headquarters. The Frierdiker Rebbe lived in an apartment on the second floor. Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY

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Photo Caption: Chassidim praying at the ohel of the Lubavitcher Rebbe (Rayatz), c. 1974, Credit: Mal Warshaw

Photo Caption: SS Drottningholm overlooking New York Harbor, The Rebbe arrived on these shores March 19, 1940 aboard the SS Drottningholm. Soon after he gave his now-famous America Iz Nisht Andersh (America is not Different) speech at the Graceland Hotel in Manhattan. Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

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Photo Caption:  Portrait of 
Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch (d. 1866). The Rebbe, who served as 3rd Rebbe of Lubavich was the son-in-law of the Mitteler Rebbe. Among his famous quotes is  “Trakht gut vet zein gut — Think good and it will be good.”, Credit: N/N
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Photo Caption: The Ohel in Lubavitch, Russia where both of Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch and his youngest son Rebbe Shmuel, The Rebbe Maharash are buried, Credit: Rabbi Gavriel Gordon, Director of MyLubavich.
Special appreciation: Rabbi Levi Mondshine, Jewish community of Smolensk, Russia
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Photo Caption: Rabbi Berel Lazar, Chief Rabbi of Russia outside the Ohel in Lubavich, Russia, Credit: Rabbi Gavriel Gordon, Director of MyLubavich.
Special appreciation: 
Rabbi Levi Mondshine, Jewish community of Smolensk, Russia 

Bio Information:
Scores of books have been and continue to be published on the life and times of Rebbe Yosef Yitzchok Schneerson, the Frierdiker Rebbe or Rebbe Rayatz as he is commonly referred too by Lubavicher Chassidim.


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Reebe Menachem Mendel Schneerson

מנחם מענדל ב"ר לוי יצחק

Lubavitcher Rebbe

Date of Death: Sun. June 12, 1994 - Tammuz 3 5754


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Photo Caption: Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher Rebbe, Credit: The Ohel Chabad Lubavitch Visitor Center
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher Rebbe, Credit: Neil Folberg
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher Rebbe, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: The Rebbe, Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Credit: Needed
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher Rebbe, outside his office on 770 Eastern Parkway, Credit: Needed
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Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher Rebbe, leaving 770 Eastern Parkway, October 2, 1977 Credit: The Living Archive (JEM) and Levi Freidin
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Photo Caption: Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher Rebbe at a pre-Purim farbrengen, 1983, Credit: Institute For Judaic Culture and History

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Photo Caption: 770 Easter Parkway as it stands today. The building, which soon became known as 770 serves as Chabad’s World Headquarters. The Rebbe’s office was located on the first floor of 770. Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY
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Photo Caption: The Rebbe’s original shtenders and chair. In his humility, the Rebbe insisted that they be of simple design. Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY
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Photo Caption: The Ohel Chabad Lubavitch Visitor Center decked out in honor of Chanukah, Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY
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Photo Caption: View from the Ohel Chabad Lubavitch Visitor Center overlooking the Ohel, Credit: Shmuel Amsel, Brooklyn, NY
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Photo Caption: Kvitel requests left at the Lubavitcher Rebbes kever, Credit: IFJCAH

Bio Information: 
Scores of books have been and continue to be published on the life and times of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. It should be noted that the Rebbe’s Ohel is the most frequented grave in North America and among the most visited in the world.


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