Every edition I've seen of Tanya includes a list, in chronological order, of every edition of Tanya ever printed, including bibliographic information. I assume some central Lubavitch office maintains the list. Now, Tanya is studied also by non-Lubavitch (non-Chabad) chasidim (and perhaps other Jews), and I assume that there have been editions of it published by such — and even if not, there certainly can be in the future. Are those editions listed also, as the central Lubavitch office hears of them?

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    Closely related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/28251
    – msh210
    Sep 11, 2013 at 18:18
  • Look at the last paragraph here: shturem.org/index.php?section=news&id=65361 ... Does Kehos own a copyright to the Tanya?? Sep 11, 2013 at 21:30
  • @AdamMosheh It may simply be a request to his chassidim, rather than anything to do with copyrights.
    – Fred
    Sep 11, 2013 at 23:53
  • @fred IIRC, the Previous Rebbe said that Sifrei Chassidus belong to the Rabbeim, and therefore they belong to Kehos. Oct 7, 2013 at 5:40
  • @ShmuelBrin, Do other chassidusim hold like that? How does that mesh with copyright line (dina demalchusa) in most jurisdictions? May 22, 2016 at 16:39


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