Tough Jews

The Shomrim, ultra-Orthodox anti-crime patrols, trace their roots to 1964 Crown Heights, when refugees from Poland refused to cede their blocks

Sundown: More and More Want Assad Gone

Plus an Israeli horror flick, the biggest Seder ever, and more

American Messiah

It’s been 16 years since Menachem Schneerson’s death, but in a sense the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe is with us more than ever

Hearts and Minds

When Chabad arrived in an upscale Tel Aviv neighborhood, its liberal residents didn’t respond with open arms

Chabad Camp

While emissaries from around the world met in Brooklyn over the weekend, their sons had a gathering of their own

Rubashkin Found Guilty of 86 Fraud Charges

Sentencing, plus a second trial, on immigration charges, still to come

Chabad Conference Comes to Town

How to feed 4,000 rabbis

Close Up

Photographer Frederic Aranda offers an intimate glimpse into the Lubavitch world

The Rebbe’s Teachings

As Chabad opens preschools across the country, secular parents try to reconcile the movement with the classroom

God and Uman

Joining the Breslovers—and my cousin—for Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine

Chabad Wants Honor for High-Level Nazi

Intelligence chief saved the rebbe

Sundown: Anne Frank Site Burns

Britney Spears’ imagined conversion diary, and more

Are Lubavitchers Jewish?

Rubashkin lawyer suggests otherwise

What Not to Wear

Some in Crown Heights detect modesty crisis

By a Thread

Designer Levi Okunov straddles two worlds: the religious and the fabulous

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