Authors Posts by Gidon Rothstein

Gidon Rothstein

Gidon Rothstein has served as a communal rabbi, and in high school and adult education. His most recent book is As If We Were There: Readings for a Transformative Passover Experience, an attempt to foster Jews' ability to see themselves as if they left Egypt. His A Responsum a Day series is both a podcast on and appears weekly on Torah Musings. He lives in Riverdale with his wife and three children.

There Is Nothing New Under the Sun: A Reply to Gil Perl

In response to Gil Perl's Postmodern Orthodoxy, Gidon Rothstein asks for another look at Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein and the limits of pluralism and what we consider "truth."

What Yitro Can Teach Us About Synagogue Leadership

Gidon Rothstein mines parashat Yitro for insight into best practices in synagogue governance.