20 Years After the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Chabad Is Thriving

The messianic and non-messianic camps have learned to live together, but has Chabad lost what once made it unique?

About a year ago, an unusual visitor came to 770 Eastern Parkway in New York, the headquarters and beating heart of Chabad, where the Lubavitcher rebbe lived until his death 20 years ago. Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism – America’s largest Jewish denomination, with some 900,000 members – had come for a private meeting with Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, the...