The Rebbe and The Author

Herman Wouk, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of several bestsellers, passed away at 103. Mr. Wouk, an observant Jew, had several interactions with the Rebbe. In 1972, he conveyed President Nixon’s blessings on the occasion of the Rebbe’s seventieth birthday, and his visit to the Rebbe in the winter of 1975 is recorded on video. As well, the Rebbe corresponded with him in writing, taking an active interest in his work.