Authors Posts by Michael Weiner

Michael Weiner

Michael Weiner is a junior at Yeshiva University, where he is majoring in Political Science and Jewish Studies. He has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Tradition Online, and The College Fix.

Psalm 121: Of Pilgrims, Perils, and a Personal God

Psalm 121, recited fervently in online prayer spaces and from the Senate floor alike since March, is subject to a seemingly mind-boggling array of interpretations. Michael Weiner blazes a path through the interpretive chaos.

Punishment, Progress, Or Impossibility? Three Medieval Accounts of Exile

Jews have been confronting the concept of exile for thousands of years. How did Jewish thinkers respond to this phenomenon? @Michael Weiner outlines three medieval responses.