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Otzar Minhagei Chabad says that the Sefer "Minhag Israel Torah" says that there was an old Chassidic custom to stay up on the seventh night of Pesach and say over miracle stories. However, some aren't happy with this custom (it doesn't say the reason in Otzar Minhagei Chabad and I don't have a copy of Minhag Yisrael Torah). Presumably, the reason to stay up ...
I was under the impression Nusach Ha-Arizal was the precursor to Nusach Sefard. Nusach Sefard being an umbrella term for the various Chassidic Nusach.
The Shulchan Aruch says that one may only eat from a shochet that has yiras shamayim (fear of heaven). Since this is a matter of a person's character that you cannot simply test, one solution is to only eat from shochetim that one knows personally and trusts. In old-world shtetls where everyone in the village knew everyone else, this was a common practice. ...
Like is stated explicitly in the Rebbe's commentary at the end of the Haggadah to this question, it is because like with all the Moadim, the influence of the order of Pesach radiates eternally into each and every day of the year. It is not finished and it does not cease.
“Gebrokts”: Wetted Matzah goes into detail on the provenance of this minhag and explains why chabad does not use it. While speaking with baalei batim who are members of chabad, I have been told that many people will keep the matzah in plastic bags when eating it so as not to get crumbs on the table that might get wet. The source for the minhag is from ...
Chabad does not eat Matza or Matza meal that has come in contact with water during the first seven days of passover. They do eat it on the 8th day of Passover outside of Eretz Yisroel. A source in English is here. The footnotes have the primary sources.
They are very careful not to let any water touch the matza thet call it gebroxt
Some in Chabad wear tefilin in Alter Rebbe ktav, others wear Ktav Ari. But there are multiple issues in tefilin beyond the ktav (script). For instance, as I documented here, the spacing between paragraphs is a difference some find significant. Also Chabad has a chumra/hiddur to use larger batim (40mm x 40mm at the top, e.g., see bottom of here, instead of ...
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