Authors Posts by Jeffrey Saks
The Tefillin Strap Mark: In Search of an Obscure Minhag
In tribute to his son's hanahat tefilin and Bar Mitzvah, Lehrhaus Consulting Editor Jeffrey Saks explores a little-known, mysterious practice that appears in Agnon's short story Two Pairs.
“I Am Building a City”: A Reflection for Agnon’s 50th Yahrtzeit
50 years after his passing, Agnon is as relevant as ever. Agnon expert and Lehrhaus Consulting Editor Jeffrey Saks explains.
Words Winged With Light
Jeffrey Saks explores the works of the blind Israeli poet, Erez Biton.
Unhappy Families: Elhanan Nir’s Rak Shnenu
The Agnon scholar, Jeffrey Saks, sees some Agnonian work in modern Israeli literature.
The Pedagogical Imagination of a Subversive Conservative: Rabbi Soloveitchik’s Arrival as an Educational Visionary
Jeffrey Saks concludes The Lehrhaus series, mapping out the intellectual biography of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik
The Arrival of Rabbi Soloveitchik in America: A Documentary Report
Yisrael Kashkin and Jeffrey Saks provide a timeline for the Rav's American arrival.