Rabbi Sholom DovBer of Lubavitch (Rebbe and leader of Chabad-Chassidic movement from 1882 to 1920) suffered for many years from ill health. A leading European physician, who had spent many hours in conversation with Rabbi Sholom DovBer, categorized the Rebbe’s ailment in the following manner:

“This is a man,” said the professor, “whose heart craves something that is beyond the capacity of the mind, and whose mind understands more than the heart can bear…”

Adapted from the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe by Yanki Tauber


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