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Posts tagged as “casa 770”

Twin buildings in Milan and Brooklyn

Casa 770 is a particular building in Milan. What’s the story behind this maisonette? It all starts in 1940 when Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn moved to America because of the beginning of the nazi persecution against the Jewish people. His community purchased for him a three-storey building  at  770 of Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. The Rabbi, the most prominent figure of the lubavitcher community, lived there for ten years and died in 1950. The…