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The first time the Rebbe spoke of Mivtza Ahavas Yisroel, the last of the ten Mivtzoyim, was Chai Elul 5736. The Rebbe explained the initiative and its importance.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Gimmel) | Audio | Derher

On Chof Tes Elul 5736, the Rebbe spoke about the Mivtza at great length, going into many details about how the Mivtza is done. The Rebbe requested that a Gemach be started for it, and suggested that each Shul make its own. The Rebbe also connected Ahavas Yisroel to a story of the Tzemach Tzedek.

Sichos Kodesh | Lahak | Audio |  Living Torah

A few weeks later on Yud Gimmel Tishrei 5737, the Rebbe spoke about the Daled Minim, and added that we should invite Jews to our Sukkos who don't have a Sukkah to eat in.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Beis) | Audio

On Shabbos Parshas Chayei Sarah, the Rebbe addressed the opposition to the Mivtza, stating that it was affecting Rabbi Akivah himself and the Alter Rebbe.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Chof-Gimmel)

On Gimmel Sivan, the Rebbe brought a lesson for Ahavas Yisroel from Dovid, Moshe and the Ba’al Shem Tov and connected it to Matan Torah.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Tes) | Likkutei Sichos | Audio

On Shabbos Parshas Matos Masei 5737, the Rebbe spoke about Mivtza Ahavas Yisroel, encouraging the Chassidim to get involved.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Chof-Tes)

A year after the launch of the Mivtza, on 29 Elul 5737, the Rebbe spoke about the initiative, stressing the love that Hashem has for His people.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Ches & Yud-Ches) | Audio

On Shavous 5738 the Rebbe again explained the special connection of Mivtza Ahavas Yisroel to Matan Torah.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Yud Zayin) | English

On Parshas Chukas 5738, the Rebbe spoke very strongly about Ahavas Yisroel, stating that it includes all the other Mivtzoyim and it is a Keli for Ahavas Hashem.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Yud Gimmel) | Audio

On Rosh Hashanah 5739, the Rebbe spoke about the Mivtza, connecting it to the idea of Rosh Hashanah.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Yud Beis) | English

On Yud Daled Kislev of that year, the Rebbe and Rebbetzin’s 50th anniversary, the Rebbe mentioned the Mivtza connecting it to the Mitzvah of Pidyon Shvuim.

Sichos Kodesh (Seif Chof Alef) | Lahak | Audio | English


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