Our Mission

For the newcomer to the teachings of Judaism as well as for those well versed in Torah knowledge, we provide material of unparalleled quality and authenticity. We will continue to satisfy the thirst for knowledge for which our people, the "People of the Book" have always been identified.

Our History

1941
11 Tishrei, 1941
First publication released: Sefer HaShana
1941
20 Cheshvan, 1941
Kuntres HaTfillah by Rabbi Sholom DovBer of Lubavitch is published and is the first sefer of Chasidut Chabad printed by Kehot
1942
Chanukah 1942
Launch of the Talks and Tales/Shmuessn Mit Kinder Un Yugent, monthly children's magazine
1945
1945
First volume of Toras Shmuel, first in series of discourses by Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch is published
1946
1946
Launch of the Our People series
1948
Rosh Chodesh Sivan, 1948
Likutei Torah is printed
1950
1950
First volume of Or HaTorah, first in series of discourses Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, is published
1952
1952
Tehillim Ohel Yosef Yitchok is first published
1953
1953
New edition of Tanya with foreword by the Lubavitcher Rebbe is published and is also first Tanya printed in America
1957
1957
First in series of discourses by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi is published
1960
1960
Shulchan Aruch Harav is published for the first time in the United states with foreword by the Lubavitcher Rebbe
1962
11 Nissan, 1962
First volume of Likutei Sichot is published
1970
1970
5666 series of discourses by Rabbi Sholom DovBer of Lubavitch is published
1970
1970
First volume of the Chabad Encyclopedia is published
1973
1973
First Bilingual Tanya is published
1977
1977
5772 series of discourses by Rabbi Sholom DovBer of Lubavitch is published
1978
1978
First Bilingual Siddur is published
1981
1981
Early draft of the Tanya is published
1984
1984
First in series of discourses by Rabbi Dovber of Lubavitch is published
1987
1987
Lessons in Tanya, an elucidation of the Tanya in english is published
1990
1990
New edition of Torah Ohr, featuring new typeface is published
2001
2001
Begins publishing new edition of Shulchan Aruch HaRav
2001
2001
Launch of the Chasidic Heritage Series with publication of Yom Tov Shel Rosh Hashana
2002
2002
Launch of the Annotated Series with the publication of Annotated Siddur
2004
2004
Launch of the Torah series with publication of the book of Bamidbar
2010
2010
New edition of 5666 series of discourses by Rabbi Sholom DovBer of Lubavitch is published
2014
28 Sivan, 2014
Launch of the Historical Sketches series with publication of The Life and Times of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi
2015
2015
First volume of fully vowelized compact edition of the Shulchan Aruch HaRav is published

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Who Is Rabbi

Rabbi said:
Which is the proper path for man to choose for himself?
Whatever brings beauty to he that does it
and is beautiful to mankind.
Be as careful with a minor mitzvah as with a major one,
for you do not know the gift of reward for mitzvot.
Consider the loss caused by a mitzvah against its reward,
and the gain of a sin against the loss it incurs.
Reflect upon three things and you will not come to sin. Know what is above you:
an Eye that sees,
and Ear that hears;
and that all your deeds are recorded in a book.

Pirkei Avot 2:1


Who was "Rabbi"?

Rabbi is R. Yehuda HaNassi ("the prince"), author of the Mishnah.

Rabbi is credited with preserving Judaism for all time by writing the Mishnah and setting down a universally accepted standard of Jewish law. Because of the Roman persecutions during the generations that preceded Rabbi, Torah study had been in decline and many disagreements in Torah law arose that had not been resolved. But through his friendship with Anthony Caeser, Rabbi gained some respite for the Jewish nation and was able to gather together all the sages of Israel in order to resolve the disputes and set down a unified code, which became known as the Mishnah.

He is known simply as Rabbi, Teacher (see Shabbat 32b), since his function as leader and teacher defined him--it became his name (the Rebbe).

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Pirkei Avot

Holtzberg Memorial Edition