The recent deaths of Michael Schneider, David Brézis, Michael Zvi Nehorai, and Gabriella Elgrably-Berzin signal the passing of an era of excellence
And the rabbi who helped to guide him
An inspiring new take on the holiday’s most famous Talmudic tale, a story of one night, two rabbis, and a grizzly killing that we might’ve misunderstood
The Tenth of Shevat is a Hasidic commemoration that reminds us that only we have the responsibility and the ability to fix what’s broken in our lives
Finally, a potboiler religious action-thriller novel built around an ancient Jewish mystery, in Steven Pressfield’s ‘36 Righteous Men’
Boro Park, Brooklyn, late 1970s, at the nexus of a cultish hippiedom and ultra-Orthodoxy
How a visit from my dead mother led me to the Lubavitcher Rebbe and showed me the way to heal our world
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?
At the memorial for an eminent rabbi in Kazakhstan, a curious observer from New Jersey wonders if she’s witnessed a miracle
It starts with learning to ask the questions that truly matter
No, really: It’s right there in the Talmud
A new book reminds us why Menachem Schneerson’s genius for community is more vital today than ever
As Iran negotiates its nuclear deal, a look back at decades of debate by rabbis, politicians, and philosophers about the ethics of atomic warfare
Twenty years after his death, the legacy of the Lubavitcher leader—‘the Prince of our generation’—is still a matter of heated debate
Viewing Spielberg’s 1993 sci-fi classic through the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s lens
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?
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