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The Rebbe’s Unofficial Journalist

Rabbis Simon and YY Jacobson talk about their father, Reb Gershon Ber Jacobson, in honor of his 10th yartzeit.

COLLive/By COLLive Reporter

This past Shabbos marked the 10th yartzeit of the unforgettable Yiddish journalist, Reb Gershon Ber Jacobson, publisher and editor of the Algemeiner Journal.

On his weekly radio show, Rabbi YY Jacobson discussed his father’s career and personality, and his relationship with the Rebbe. He shared what the Rebbe told his father about fighting for unpopular causes.

He then interviwed his brother Rabbi Simon Jacobson, to talk about his father’s impact and journalistic style.

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