TITLE

KING OF KINGS COUNTY

AUTHOR(S)
Nadler, Allan
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
New Republic;7/11/94, Vol. 211 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the claim of the followers of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson of Kings County, New York that he is the Messiah. Information on Lubavitcher Hasidim, an Orthodox Jew branch lead by Schneerson; Claim of the followers of Schneerson that their leader will not die; Description of the will written by Schneerson; Discussion on the phenomena of messianism in Judaism; Samples of messianic movement in the history of Jadaism; Political and social views of Schneerson.
ACCESSION #
9407067680

 

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