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’

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

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

Dispatch From Chabad’s Kinus Hashluchim

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

Women Join Talmud Celebration

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

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

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.

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

Big Night

Partying in Brooklyn, with 4,000 Chabad rabbis

Today on Tablet

Tisha B’Av, The Rebbe, 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

Are Lubavitchers Jewish?

Rubashkin lawyer suggests otherwise

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