The Lubavitcher Rebbe, R. Menachem Mendel Schneerson: Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory (1902-1994); seventh leader of Chabad-Lubavitch, lived in Nikolayev and Dnieperptrosk (Ukraine), Leningrad, Berlin, Warsaw, Paris and New York; built upon and expanded his predecessors’ work to revolutionize Jewish life across the globe; known simply as “the Rebbe”
With the Rebbe at its helm, Chabad-Lubavitch has rapidly grown to be a worldwide presence, and all its various activities are stamped with his vision; small wonder then, that many ask, "What is there about his leadership that is so unique?"
Abstract: If to be modern is simply to reject the past and capitulate to contemporary consensus, the Rebbe took no part in it. But if to be modern is to entirely emancipate yourself from history, to transcend the flux of fashion and actualize the full pot...
The Exceptional Leadership of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
By Yosef Y. Jacobson
The past century has been fraught with unprecedented challenges facing our people, and it was precisely at this juncture that called for extraordinary leadership. Rabbi Yosef Y. Jacobson explores three central themes in the Rebbe’s visionary leadership. (...
Reading Between the Lines of the Lubavitcher Rebbe's Holocaust Era Calendar
By Avraham Rosen
Harnessing adversity as a paradoxical opportunity for good, the Ha-yom Yom calendar imbued time itself with a special urgency, encouraging and intensifying the study of Torah, the performance of mitzvot and the devotional service of God in an attempt to a...
Reflections on the Enduring Relevance of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson’s Religious Thought
By Eli Rubin
In a time of sweeping change Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson advocated radically progressive methodologies, marked by their striking relevance to new theoretical paradigms, in the cause of traditional Judaism.