Dr. Ira Weiss received his medical degree from the Northwestern University School of Medicine in Illinois. Dr. Weiss is a cardiovascular specialist and has been a practicing cardiologist for nearly 50 years. As a longtime personal physician of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Dr. Weiss merited a very close relationship with him, which he shared in a talk at the National Jewish Retreat.
On the morning of the holiday of Shemini Atzeret in 1977, Dr. Ira Weiss was called on his emergency line for a most urgent matter. In this fascinating lecture, Dr. Weiss tells the dramatic story of the Rebbe’s sudden heart attack and the process of his recovery
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