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Wednesday, June 9, 2010
366 'Encounters' Interviewed

Fast Facts from the My Encounter with the Rebbe project

The campaign to save 1,000 interviews for the My Encounter with the Rebbe oral history project is in full swing, with people around the world donating and promoting the project.

To date, 366 people of diverse backgrounds have been interviewed about their encounters with the Rebbe. But there's still so much more to learn!

Some items discovered from past testimonies are the Rebbe's involvement in: The launch of the USDA's WIC program
The US Sixth fleet's establishing a base in Haifa, Israel
Young Israel's campus Kosher Clubs
Underground work with the Mossad in Moscow
Foretelling stem cell research
Extraterrestrial exploration
A view on the Hippie movement
A US State Department letter to the Soviets

The interviews are not just done in the US in English. The My Encounter team travels to locations around the world to document these stories.

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