The Patron Saint of Rabbis’ Kids

The father heard the voice of God, Elli Fischer explains, but the son ends up with the blade on his neck.

Rebbe Without Walls: The Slonimer Sensation

Tzvi Sinensky on The Slonimer's contemporary popularity

Gedolim Cards and the Commodification of Rabbi-Saints

Zev Eleff on a uniquely American Jewish "righteous commodity" Gedolim Cards

The Vital Principles of Judaism in Our beloved Country: An Early Twentieth Century...

Lehrhaus is proud to present Rabbi Henry Schneeberger's 1911 sermon in honor of Thanksgiving.

The Troubling Trend of Photoshopping History

Leslie Ginsparg Klein examines a new case of Orthodox censorship, contextualizing it within recent trends and religious culture.

Jung Earth Creationism: Two New York Rabbis Respond to the Scopes Trial

No two Orthodox rabbis think exactly the same way, particularly on the matter of Darwinism in the wake of the Scopes Trial. 

Ethan Tucker Response

Ethan Tucker Looking for Gedolim in All the Wrong Places? I am grateful to the editors of Lehrhaus for inviting me into this discussion and to my friend...

להחזיר קטנים על הגדולים: Short Responses on Gedolim

A Lehrhaus Symposium dedicated to Chaim Saiman's recent article on Gedolim.

Netanel Wiederblank Response

New Links in an Old Chain Netanel Wiederblank     Prof. Chaim Saiman, in his illuminating article on gedolim, addresses the differing attitudes of Haredi, Centrist Orthodox, and liberal...

Miriam Gedwiser Response

A Question of Perpsective Miriam Gedwiser     Chaim Saiman’s argues that the number of “gedolim” associated with a community - in this case, the modern and liberal Orthodox...

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