The recent deaths of Michael Schneider, David Brézis, Michael Zvi Nehorai, and Gabriella Elgrably-Berzin signal the passing of an era of excellence
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’
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?
Chaya Mushka Schneerson kept a low profile as the wife of Chabad-Lubavitch leader Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. But since her death, 30 years ago today, she has become an iconic figure in her own right.
Chabad has published details about Sanders’s support for public menorahs in Burlington, Vermont, and his correspondences with Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson
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