the shul by the timeline

תר"ה / 1845

Founding of the Chabad minyan by the hasidim of the Rebbe Tzedek Tzedek in Jerusalem

תרכ"ו / 1866

The passing of the founder of the synagogue the rebbe Tzemach Tzedek and the acceptance of the leadership by his son the Rebbe Maharash

תרל"ט / 1879

Expansion of the synagogue and the addition of the second floor to the building

תרמ"ג / 1883

The passing of the Rebbe Maharash and the acceptance of the leadership by his son the Rebbe Rashab

תרס"ז / 1907

The purchase of the  courtyard and the house next to the synagogue and their attachment to it

תר"פ / 1920

The end of the First World War and the establishment of the "Tzemach Tzedek" Chabad yeshiva in the synagogue, which lasted until the end of World War II

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תר"פ / 1920

The passing of the Rebbe Rashab and the acceptance of the leadership by his son, the Rebbe Rayatz

תרפ"ט/ 1929

The Rebbe Rayatz’s visit to the synagogue

תש"ד / 1944

During the Second World War, the synagogue was in crisis and the Rebbe Rayatz sent money to strengthen the members of the community At the same time, at additional yeshiva, "Midrash Shmuel," was established by the Hasidim in the synagogue, which was held until 1948, when the Arabs took over the city

תש"י / 1950

The passing of the Rebbe Rayatz and the acceptance of the leadership by his  son-in- law, the rebbe

תשי"ח / 1958

The British leave the country, the War of Independence begins. The Old City and the synagogue fall under the control of the Jordanians

תשכ"ז / 1967

The Six day War, the liberation of the Old City and the redemption of the synagogue (the only remaining structure during all the battles) - the return of Hasidim to regular prayers

תשכ"ז / 1967

The Rebbe establishes the synagogue committee from representatives of Chabad institutions in Israel to open and manage the synagogue immediately

תשכ"ח / 1968

Celebration and farbrengen of the first birthday of the President of the State, Mr. Shneur z. Shazar in the synagogue

תשכ"ט / 1969

Appointment of Rabbi Yehoshua Yosewitz to the Gabai and the director of the synagogue whith the rebbe blessing - ad biat tzemach

תשכ"ט / 1969

Shazar's second birthday was celebrated in the synagogue - the Rebbe spoke about the occasion During the following Shabbat farbrengen

תש"ל / 1970

The establishment of the Chabad House in the synagogue - the first in Israel

תש"ל / 1970

Celebrating 80th Birthday of President Zalman Shazar - The Rebbe sends a bottle lechaim and a greeting card to the farbrengen.

תשל"א / 1971

Celebration farbrengen of the 81th birthday of President Shazar in the synagogue

תשל"ב / 1972

The establishment of Kollel-Avrechim in the synagogue

תשל"ג / 1973

Elul, the first book by the Avrechim of the synagogue’s Kollel in the series "Notes and Commentaries on the Shulchan Aruch Hrav"

תשל"ג / 1973

Celebrating the 83rd birthday of President Shazar in the synagogue - the Rebbe sent a special bottle of drink to the farbrengen

תשל"ד / 1974

Celebrating the 84th birthday of President Shazar in the synagogue - the Rebbe sent $101 to be distributed at the farbrengen

תשמ"א / 1981

The Rebbe announces the operation of a letter in the Sefer Torah of the Children and the beginning of writing the Sefer Torah in the synagogue between the walls

תשמ"א / 1981

The Rebbe sends with Rabbi Zalman Gurari a pure gold crown for the first Torah scroll of the Children (and in the words that this is the second Sefer Torah that the Messiah will have)

תשמ"א / 1981

20Menachem av, writing of the first Sefer Torah of the Children is completed. It is brought in to the synagogue, The Rebbe has sent a special representative on his behalf, Rabbi Zalman S. Dworkin, with whom the Rebbe sent his financial participation in the purchase of the parchment and the Torah scrolls. Also, a bottle of special drink for the distribution of Lechim During the event. Likewise, the Rebbe appointed him to write a letter in the Sefer Torah in his name.

תשמ"ו / 1986

20 Menachem Av, End of the Second Torah Scroll of the Children law

תשנ"ה / 1995

26 Elul, the conclusion and introduction of the third Torah scroll of the Children

תשס"ה / 2005

20 Menachem Av, conclusion and introduction of the fourth Sefer Torah of the Children

תשע"ב / 2012

20 Menachem Av, conclusion and introduction of the fifth Torah scroll of the Children

תשע"ה / 2015

Expansion of the synagogue by adding a new prayer area for the large number of prayers

תשע"ו / 2016

20 Menachem Av, conclusion and introduction of the sixth Torah scroll of the Children

תשפ"א / 2021

20 Menachem Av, conclusion and introduction of the seven Torah scroll of the Children

מ.מ.י. 2020