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Hanukkah in Jamaica

Holiday celebrations bring together the island’s diverse Jewish community

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Visiting the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Grave in Queens

Thousands flock to New York for the 20th yahrzeit of the Hasidic leader

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The Lubavitcher Rebbe Died 20 Years Ago Today. Who Was He?

Two new biographies attempt to describe the Chabad leader, but can we ever fathom his ultimate aloneness?

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Fridays With Zalman: The Spiritual Wisdom of Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

The legendary rabbi talks about free love, doing LSD with Timothy Leary, and mortality in a new book, ‘The December Project’

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Putin Refuses To Let the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Library Leave Moscow

An international cast of characters is embroiled in a bizarre legal dispute over the late rabbi’s personal collection of books

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Sick of Dancing Hasidim Playing Violins? Meet the New Baal Teshuvah Artists of Brooklyn.

Orthodox Jews new to insular traditions try to integrate the two worlds of strict religion and artistic self-expression

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Dispatch From Chabad’s Kinus Hashluchim

A look at the pressing issues of the annual gathering of Lubavitch rabbis

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Women Join Talmud Celebration

As the daf yomi cycle of Talmud learning concludes this week, a Jerusalem study group breaks a barrier

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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

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Sundown: More and More Want Assad Gone

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

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Tribal Allegiance: The Strange Nexus of a Brooklyn Rabbi and Hedge-Fund King Steven Cohen

A Brooklyn rabbi thought he could swindle hedge-fund king Steven Cohen by playing on his Judaism. It was a bad bet.

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Faustian Bargains

There are two stories of Germany and Jews: the culture of assimilated German Jews and the meeting of German culture with Jewish religion

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Big Night

Partying in Brooklyn, with 4,000 Chabad rabbis

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Today on Tablet

Tisha B’Av, The Rebbe, and more

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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

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Are Lubavitchers Jewish?

Rubashkin lawyer suggests otherwise

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