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20 Years On, 'Lubavitcher Rebbe' Still Mourned, Celebrated

Tens of thousands of Hasidic devotees from around the world converged on New York City this week, to gather at the grave of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, also known as the “Lubavitcher Rebbe.” They came to pray, celebrate, mourn and ask for blessings from the man many in the Chabad-Lubavitch sect believe to be the Messiah, and others recognize as one of the most influential Jewish leaders of the 20th century. A sea of Hasidic men in their distinctive black coats and wide-brimmed hats...

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