Authors Posts by Chaim Trachtman
As Juneteenth sparks another round of discussion of blacks and the American experience, Chaim Trachtman compares and contrasts the Jewish and Black experiences in America through the lens of Jason Mott’s Hell of a Book.
Chaim Trachtman sees the Akeida as addressing the threat to human life, especially that of children, which is always inherent in the religious experience.
By examining the prayers for rain and dew through the lens of meteorology and Rabbi Soloveitchik’s Lonely Man of Faith, Chaim Trachtman presents a unique religious model for thinking about climate change.
Chaim Trachtman explores the relationship between moral instincts and rational thinking in Rabbinic Psychology.
Dr. Chaim Trachtman explores the role of essentialism within Orthodox Judaism
Chaim Trachtman offers some concluding thoughts on Judaism and racisim, and responds to Elli Fischer.
Do Jewish texts teach racism? It depends on how you read them, answers Chaim Trachtman.
Chaim Trachtman squares biology with Spinoza and Maimonides.
Chaim Trachtman contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.