“I heard he makes miracles happen,” the former NBA star said in an Instagram post.
Every president since Jimmy Carter has met with Chabad rabbis and proclaimed Education and Sharing Day on the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s birthday.
A researcher says Mormons have posthumously baptized the late Lubavitcher rebbe, the grandparents of Carrie Fisher and Steven Spielberg, and hund
20 years after Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson’s death, Hasidic followers still throng to visit his tomb. It’s a shrine that those who thought he was the Messiah shun.
What does a fervent religious movement do after the death of its singular leader?
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe, was inarguably the most well-known rabbi since Moses Maimonides.
It has been two decades (and one day) since the death of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the rebbe whose influence was felt far beyond the Lubavitcher community he led.
As a decades-long dispute over a trove claimed by Rebbe Schneerson, Russia’s government imposed a new plan to display the archive. Paul Berger went to Moscow to put it to the test.
The Jewish community of Nikolayev in southern Ukraine, the hometown of the late leader of Chabad, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, has renovated and rededicated its century-old synagogue.
Chabad never picked a new leader after the death of Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Now, 19 years later, who will emerge to take control of the fast-growing movement?