Chabad 2014: In Search of Father and Messiah, 20 Years Later

While the orphaned Brooklyn-based Hasidic movement continues to expand around the globe, here at home tension exists between those who believe he is still alive, albeit unseen, and those who think he died 20 years ago.

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BROOKLYN – When Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson lay incapacitated and rendered mute by a stroke, in 1994, and Crown Heights was in the fevered grip of widespread messianism, with yellow flags bearing the...