Wednesday, October 4, 2006
שששאא! ר' מענדל שלאפט
Reb Mendel Futerfas resting his weary head after a night of Farbrengen in 770 during Chodesh Tishrei. Soon he'd wake and begin another day.
Even the most rabid Lubavitch bashers had respect for Reb Mendel, - which is somewhat perplexing being that he was such a staunch דור השביעי חסיד. Was it all the white beard and Kasket? - The same goes for Reb Yoel Kahan. What I find so perplexing is that some of Reb Yoel's biggest "Talmidim" would never step into 770, even to get a dollar from the Rebbe.
How does one separate the two? How can you sit and listen to Shiurim by an individual who's Rebbe you consider unworthy?