Resource Page: Yud Tes Kislev Unity Initiative

This Yud Tes Kislev, Chabad communities worldwide will unite by viewing and learning a special sicha of the Rebbe.

Yud Tes Kislev marks the day the Alter Rebbe was freed from prison. It was a watershed moment in Chabad history and served as the impetus for the opening of the floodgates of spreading Chassidus throughout the world.

In a sicha at the Rebbe’s Yud Tes Kislev farbrengen 5742 (1981), the Rebbe addressed the theme of the Alter Rebbe’s letter he penned after his release. In the letter, the Alter Rebbe focused on the topic of peace. Why didn’t he choose to emphasize self-sacrifice for Torah and Judaism?

In this wide-ranging talk on the anniversary of the Alter Rebbe’s liberation in 1981, the Rebbe pinpoints the best way to accomplish our God-given mandate.

Join chasidim around the world in watching, listening, and learning this sicha. Enjoy the many resources collected here for you to watch, learn, and screen this monumental sicha, or the entire farbrengen.

The video of the sicha will premiere at 7 pm EST Monday, the eve of Yud Tes Kislev, 16 December 2019.

If you need a downloadable version of the video before the premiere, or for any assistance in arranging a viewing, please reach out to 347 543 2764 or email

Credits: Sichos in English; Vaad Hanachos B’Laha”k; Vaad Talmidei Hatmimim