Authors Posts by Jeffrey S. Fox

Jeffrey S. Fox

Jeffrey S. Fox serves as the Rosh haYeshiva and Dean of Faculty of Yeshivat Maharat, the first Orthodox institution to grant semikha to women. Before coming to Maharat, he served as a pulpit Rabbi in New Jersey for nearly seven years.

American Football: A Case Study in the Limits of Halakhah and the Claim of...

Jeffrey Fox examines whether watching football is problematic from a Torah point of view.

Shared Leadership: A Response to Ezra Schwartz and Nathaniel Helfgot

In response to recent articles by Ezra Schwartz and Nathaniel Helfgot on the issue of centralization, Jeffrey Fox offers a vision of collaborative, personalized pesak in the post-Covid era.

Semikhah and Mesorah: A Response to the OU Panel

Jeffrey Fox contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.