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The Rebbe : the life and afterlife of Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Author: Samuel C Heilman; Menachem Friedman
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson that discusses his childhood in Russia, education in Germany and Paris, messianic conviction, religious leadership, legacy, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Menachem Mendel Schneerson; Menachem Mendel Schneerson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel C Heilman; Menachem Friedman
ISBN: 9780691138886 0691138885 9780691154428 0691154422
OCLC Number: 466341359
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award for American Jewish Studies 2010.
Runner-up for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2011.
Description: xix, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Farbrengen : the gathering of the emissaries --
Death and resurrection --
Coming of age in a time of transition --
Entering the court of Lubavitch --
From survival to Uforatzto --
On a mission from the Rebbe in life --
From resurrection to death : we want moshiach now --
On a mission from the Rebbe in his afterlife.
Responsibility: Samuel C. Heilman and Menachem M. Friedman.

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Tracks Menachem Mendel Schneerson's remarkable life from his birth in Russia, to his student days in Berlin and Paris, to his rise to global renown in New York, where he developed and preached his  Read more...

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