Did the Rebbe Identify Himself as the Messiah—and What Do His Hasidim Believe Today?

Twenty years after his death, the legacy of the Lubavitcher leader—‘the Prince of our generation’—is still a matter of heated debate

The Lubavitcher Rebbe Died 20 Years Ago Today. Who Was He?

Two new biographies attempt to describe the Chabad leader, but can we ever fathom his ultimate aloneness?

Nextbook Press Authors in the News

New books and events from contributors to the Jewish Encounters Series

After Passover, Counting the Omer With Mussar

Embracing a simple, rewarding practice devoted to Jewish moral conduct

Dispatch From Chabad’s Kinus Hashluchim

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

We Hereby Claim the Sandwich For the Jews

Hillel’s invention predates that English earl by centuries!

Sundown: Knesset Passes Anti-Boycott Law

Plus, Obama borrows from Hillel, Mizrahi Manischewitz, and more

Our Stars, Ourselves

Comment of the Week

Grover the Jew

Get ready for a new ‘Shalom Sesame’

Today on Tablet

The Kremlin fights Jew-hating, Sukkot, and more

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.