Anniversary of Previous Rebbe’s Arrival in America

Footage of the Rebbe’s Arrival

Tomorrow, the 9th of Adar, marks the day when the Previous Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, arrived in America after miraculously escaping war-torn Europe.

79 years ago, on the 9th of Adar 1940, the Previous Rebbe disembarked at the New York harbor after a 12-day sea voyage. The Rebbe arrived in America with a mission, declaring that “America is no different.” Judaism and Chabad would flourish in America as they had in Europe.

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