Category Archives: farbrengen

24 of Shvat, Rebbetzin Menucha’s Yahrtzeit

Zalman Nelson   03/09/2016   Comments

Rebbetzin Menucha Rochel Slonim immigrated to Hebron in 1845. Together with her husband, she was sent to lead the flourishing Chabad community that was growing. On the 24th of Shevat (February 3rd), her Yahrtzeit was marked with a record-breaking crowd, with busloads joining from many Chabad communities around Israel. The visiting crowd gathered at the Kever, followed by a community… Read more »

Rabbi Groner Farbrengs at the Kollel

Zalman Nelson   07/22/2012   Comments

Rabbi Leibel Groner, the Rebbe’s longtime secretary and treasure trove of amazing stories, was in Hebron to celebrate the Chassidic holiday of Yud-Beit Tammuz – the redemption of the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe from Soviet prison in 1927. Despite his more than 80 years of age, Rabbi Groner remains committed to Hebron, spending time with us regardless of the length of… Read more »

Beis Nissan Farbrengen

Zalman Nelson   03/25/2012   Comments

Special guest Rabbi Yechezkel Sofer was on hand for a kollel farbrengen in honor of the yahrtzeit of Rabbi Sholom Ber Schneerson (Rashab), the fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe. The kollel, which is situated in the ancient Chabad cemetery in Hebron where Rebbetzin Menucha Rochel is buried, was full in celebration of the date. The heart-felt talks and niggunim went late into… Read more »