Thursday, September 4, 2014
Reb Chaim Ozer's Mivtza Sefer Torah l'ilui nishmas the Chofetz Chaim, zt"l
You guys are always telling me how the Lubavitcher Rebbe always took things from others and made as if they were his own, original ideas. You cite examples and "proof" such as the entire "Shlichus" system, which he took from the Novardokers, which he got from R. Hodakov, the man from Riga who was educated by Reb Yoel Zaitchik. If only you'd know the half of it! Here's another thing that we took from the Litvakkes, Mivtza Ksivas Sefer Torah. Except the Rebbe didn't go as far with מבצע כתיבת ספר תורה as Reb Chaim Ozer did when he initiated the writing of the sefer Torah after the passing of the Chofetz Chaim. RCO calls it a Mitzvah, and tells us that by buying a letter we fulfill the mitzvah, which customarily has been done בשותפות, the Rebbe didn't say that having an אות was being מקיים a מצוה. Or at least that wasn't the idea behind writing the sifrei torah, which continue to this very day. It was simply a means to unite Jewish children by getting each one a letter in the ST. And whoever buys a letter will have his name recorded in a journal which will be placed on the CC's place! Another Chabad plagiarizing act, placing new Chabad seforim and pidyonos at the Rebbe's seat in the cheder haYechidus, just like they did with the Chofetz Chaim.
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