A new book gives us Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson as social reformer
A parade of diverse people—poets and politicians, generals and physicians, God-fearing and disbelievers—turned to the Lubavitcher Rebbe for guidance. Why?
Two new biographies attempt to describe the Chabad leader, but can we ever fathom his ultimate aloneness?
Accused Kletzky killer’s lawyer is new to the neighborhood
Blumi Lazar’s nuptials—she’s the daughter of Berel Lazar, the chief rabbi of Russia—attracted 1,500 people to one of Moscow’s biggest parks, a scene that was unimaginable just 20 years ago
Fear and loathing in Crown Heights
A Brooklyn rabbi thought he could swindle hedge-fund king Steven Cohen by playing on his Judaism. It was a bad bet.
It’s been 16 years since Menachem Schneerson’s death, but in a sense the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe is with us more than ever