New PDF release: A Prince in Prison - The Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe’s

By Uri Kaploun

It used to be the writer, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn of Lubavitch, who spearheaded the underground Jewish resistance to Stalin’s ideological ultimate resolution — and paid for it via brutal incarceration and a capital sentence from which he used to be miraculously liberated.

In this unheard of historical first-person description (the Hebrew unique of that's entitled Reshimas HaMaasar) the former Lubavitcher Rebbe graphically records the chilly fact at the back of the cynical Stalinist facade of spiritual tolerance — dead night arrest, intimidation and interrogation, incarceration with no trial, the humiliation of legal regimen, the torture of dissidents, and so on.

An priceless significant other quantity to the above rfile is Defiance and Devotion (Kehot, N.Y., 1996), chosen discourses added via an identical illustrious writer in the course of the interval of his arrest and liberation. Fearlessly, he known as on his chassidim to defy the effective Soviet regime, even on the price of literal self-sacrifice, so one can safe the survival of significant Jewish life.

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Part III of the current paintings concludes by way of appending the colourful Chronicles of the 1st 3 Generations of Chabad Chassidism. half IV contains the heartwarming and infrequently whimsical reminiscences of the Author’s adolescence among the a long time of Six and 11, while he used to be being groomed by way of his father to be triumphant him as Lubavitcher Rebbe.

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