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Publisher's Foreword

"Fathers Of Chassidus"
The First Three Generations

Reb Yitzchak Aizik Of Vitebsk

The Debate In Minsk

Letter By The Previous Rebbe

The Rebbe's Response To The Previous Rebbe's Letter

On The Subject Of Miracles

The Alter Rebbe's Later Years

The Previous Rebbe's Ancestral Tree

Founders Of Chassidism & Leaders Of Chabad-Lubavitch

Glossary

Geographic Terms

Branches Of The Chassidic Menorah - Volume One
Biographical Stories Based On The Essay
Fathers Of Chassidus
By The Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn
First published in the classical columns of HaTamim


Founders Of Chassidism & Leaders Of Chabad-Lubavitch

Translated by Shimon Neubort

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  The Previous Rebbe's Ancestral TreeGlossary  

Baal Shem Tov(lit., "Master of the Good Name"): R. Yisrael ben R. Eliezer (1698-1760), founder of Chassidism.
The Maggid of Mezritch(lit., "the preacher of Mezritch"): R. Dov Ber (d. 1772), disciple of the Baal Shem Tov, and mentor of the Alter Rebbe.
The Alter Rebbe(lit., "the Old Rebbe": Yid.): R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi (1745-1812), also known as "the Rav" and as Baal HaTanya; founder of the Chabad-Lubavitch trend within the chassidic movement; disciple of the Maggid of Mezritch, and father of the Mitteler Rebbe.
The Mitteler Rebbe(lit., "the Middle Rebbe": Yid.): R. Dov Ber of Lubavitch (1773-1827), son and successor of the Alter Rebbe, and uncle and father-in-law of the Tzemach Tzedek.
The Tzemach TzedekR. Menachem Mendel Schneersohn (1789-1866), the third Lubavitcher Rebbe; known by the title of his Halachic responsa as "the Tzemach Tzedek"; nephew and son-in-law of the Mitteler Rebbe, and father of the Rebbe Maharash.
The Rebbe Maharash(acronym for Moreinu ("our teacher") HaRav Shmuel): R. Shmuel Schneersohn of Lubavitch (1834-1882), the fourth Lubavitcher Rebbe; youngest son of the Tzemach Tzedek, and father of the Rebbe Rashab.
The Rebbe Rashab(acronym for Rabbi Shalom Ber): R. Shalom Dov Ber Schneersohn of Lubavitch (1860-1920), the fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe; second son of the Rebbe Maharash, and father of the Rebbe Rayatz.
The Rebbe Rayatz(acronym for Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak; also known as der frierdiker Rebbe "the Previous Rebbe": Yid.): R. Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn (1880-1950), the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe; only son of the Rebbe Rashab, and father-in-law of the Rebbe.
The RebbeRabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902), the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe; eldest son of the saintly kabbalist, R. Levi Yitzchak, rav of Yekaterinoslav; fifth in direct paternal line from the Tzemach Tzedek; son-in-law of the Rebbe Rayatz.

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