One who contributes from his wealth for the purpose of writing or publishing a sefer of a Tzaddik –
Behold, at any given time, and in any corner of the world, that a person studies from this sefer, the Tzaddik [on high] evokes merit on behalf of the donor through whom the sefer was disseminated.
—The Rebbe, Igrot Kodesh, vol 2
Chasidic discourses by the fifth leader of Chabad-Lubavitch, Rabbi Shalom DovBer Schneersohn, delivered during the year 5671 (1910-11).
In the year 5672, Rabbi Shalom DovBer commenced his famous series of discourses known as “Ayin-Beis,” which explores some of the most profound and sublime concepts in Chasidut, and comprises more than 144 continuous discourses. The discourses of the preceding year, 5671, can be seen as an introduction to that magnum opus.
This was a remarkable year in the life of Rabbi Shalom DovBer. When Menachem Mendel Beilis was anti-semitically accused of ritual murder in Kiev in the notorious "Beilis affair," R. Shalom DovBer assisted his attorneys during his imprisonment and trial. In the latter part of the year, he chose to send twelve students from the Yeshiva in Lubavitch to open a branch in Chevron, under the name Torat Emet.
Last printed in 1989 and long since unavailable, bringing Sefer Hamaamorim 5671 to light will infuse both students and scholars with the most subtle and profound concepts of Chasidut.