In memory of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok ben R' Zalman Yuda Deitsch OBM
After his release from imprisonment in Petersburg, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chabad Chasidism, passed through the city of Vitebsk, where he was received by the city elders and community leaders. "Tell us, Rebbe," he was asked, "when will the tribulations of Israel end? When will Moshiach finally come?" Rabbi Shneur Zalman lowered his eyes to the ground and said softly: "But how can he come? The Moshiach that everyone wants will never come, and the true Moshiach, no one wants...."