06/15/2010 10:01 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

'The Rebbe': New Book On Life Of Jewish Leader Rabbi Schneersohn Disturbs Followers

Over the course of his more than 40 years as grand rebbe, he transformed this tiny Hasidic sect, with its headquarters in Brooklyn, into an influential global network of Jewish followers and emissaries and turned it into one of the most important religious movements within American Jewry. His life and philosophy are essential to understanding contemporary Jewish life.

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