"From his office at 770 Eastern Parkway in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, he organized "Peace Corps" to educate Jews in various parts of the world and to reawaken what he calls an "innate awareness" of Judaism..."
In connection with Yud Shvat, I would like to present a beautiful article that was written on the Rebbe in the Jewish Forum titled "Heir to a Noble Tradition" written By Charles Haddock-May, 1951, also included is an interesting picture of the Rebbe (part 90 in the series).
"The Chasidic Coronation of young Schneerson, seventh in line of the Chabad dynasty, marks the first event of its kind in the Western Hemisphere.
the "Rebbe," as Lubavitcher Chasidim fondly call him, inadvertently taught me that Judaism minus Chasidism is but a body with a big head and no heart. And, need we add, that we wish the Rebbe a long and luminous "reign"--for uneasy lies the head that wears a crown, especially a tzadik's crown in unchasidic America...
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