Holiday celebrations bring together the island’s diverse Jewish community
Thousands flock to New York for the 20th yahrzeit of the Hasidic leader
Two new biographies attempt to describe the Chabad leader, but can we ever fathom his ultimate aloneness?
The legendary rabbi talks about free love, doing LSD with Timothy Leary, and mortality in a new book, ‘The December Project’
An international cast of characters is embroiled in a bizarre legal dispute over the late rabbi’s personal collection of books
Orthodox Jews new to insular traditions try to integrate the two worlds of strict religion and artistic self-expression
A look at the pressing issues of the annual gathering of Lubavitch rabbis
As the daf yomi cycle of Talmud learning concludes this week, a Jerusalem study group breaks a barrier
The Shomrim, ultra-Orthodox anti-crime patrols, trace their roots to 1964 Crown Heights, when refugees from Poland refused to cede their blocks
Plus an Israeli horror flick, the biggest Seder ever, and more
A Brooklyn rabbi thought he could swindle hedge-fund king Steven Cohen by playing on his Judaism. It was a bad bet.
There are two stories of Germany and Jews: the culture of assimilated German Jews and the meeting of German culture with Jewish religion
Partying in Brooklyn, with 4,000 Chabad rabbis
Tisha B’Av, The Rebbe, and more
It’s been 16 years since Menachem Schneerson’s death, but in a sense the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe is with us more than ever
Rubashkin lawyer suggests otherwise