Messianism in Chabad-Lubavitch challenges Jews of all denominations to consider the limits of Jewish theology.
A Hasidic spiritual leader believed to maintain a channel to God.
Founder of the Chabad school of Hasidism.
Sages & Scholars
Hasidic master whose disciples refuse to appoint a successor--even two centuries after his death.
The problem of divine withdrawal inspires an alternate view of the universe.
Hasidism spread mystical ideas to the masses of East-European Jewry.
The founder of Hasidism is shrouded in legend and mystery.
The Hasidim wrote and told stories about their leaders.