Remembering the life and teachings of Chabad founder, 200 years after his death
Two thick tomes by scholar Yehoshua Mondshine draw a portrait of Chabad's founder against the background of war and peace in czarist Russia and the infighting of the Jews.
“Hama’asar Harishon” (The First Imprisonment of the Admor Rabbi Shneur Zalman, Author of the Tanya, the Struggle between the Mitnagdim and Hasidim in Vilna, and the Informing by the the Gaon of Vilna − in Light of Certificates and Documents, Both New and Old), by Yehoshua Mondshine. Knizhniki Publishing, Moscow, 682 pages
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