Rebbe’s Marriage (1928)
On the 14th of Kislev, 1928, the Rebbe married Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneersohn (1901-1988), the middle daughter of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn (1880-1950), the sixth Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch. The wedding was held in Warsaw, Poland, at the Lubavitcher Yeshivah, Tomchei Temimim.
On the 14th of Kislev of 1953, at a farbrengen (Chassidic gathering) marking his 25th wedding anniversary, the Rebbe said to his Chassidim: “This is the day that bound me to you, and you to me.”
9-10 Kislev: Birthday and Yahrtzeit of Rebbe Dovber, the Mittler Rebbe
All the qualities of a previous Rebbe are assumed by the successive Rebbe. Each Nasi is the memale mekomo u’maalaso of the preceding Rebbe, he is his successor in terms of taking on his role as well as in terms of possessing all his virtues. Also, he introduces something unique of his own.
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…throughout the entire month of Kislev there must be an increase in joy. In fact, this emphasis on joy begins even prior to Kislev, with the preceding Shabbos, Shabbos Mevarchim Chodesh Kislev, which blesses the month of Kislev. Click for entire article