Raw Footage: Yahrzeit of the Rebbe’s Mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson

Next in our Highlights from 770 series: Poignant footage from the Sixth of Tishrei in 1989 (5750), Yahrzeit of the Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson.

The Rebbe leads the Mincha services in honor of his mother’s Yahrzeit. Following the afternoon and evening services, the Rebbe speaks about his mother’s greatness, highlighting the sacrifices she made alongside her husband, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, in the fight to preserve Judaism in Soviet Russia.

The Rebbe distributes copies of his letter to Chassidim in honor of the new year, a discourse delivered by the Tzemach Tzedek, and a piece of honey cake for a sweet year together with a dollar for charity.

Film Credit: WLCC, Sholom Ber Goldstein