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Sefer HaMinhagim
The Book of Chabad-Lubavitch Customs

Months and Holidays
Beis Iyar
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The second of Iyar is the birthday of the fourth of the Rebbeim of Chabad, R. Shmuel, the Rebbe Maharash.[323] He was born in the year 5594 (1834), on a day whose Sefirah is Tiferes shebeTiferes.[324]



  1. (Back to text) For his biography at length, see Toldos Admur Maharash (Kehot, N.Y., 1947; Heb.), compiled by the Rebbe Shlita.

  2. (Back to text) [See HaYom Yom, p. 50.]

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