The Lubavitcher Hasidic movement continues to grow, influence extending far beyond Jewish Orthodoxy.
Chabad's right-wing stance on Israel, its interference in Israeli elections, and its support in the U.S. both for a "moment of silence" in public schools and federal funding for parochial schools places the movement on the far right edge of the American Jewish dialogue. But unlike other Hasidic groups, they are still very much a part of that dialogue. Other Jewish leaders say that, like it or not, Chabad's impact on the American Jewish scene has been far-reaching.
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