The Rabbi-Kid Dilemma: Another Angle

Zev Eleff responds to Elli Fischer's provocative commentary from yesterday, offering another side on the issue of rabbis' (and everyone else's) children.

Chosenness and Bias in the Jewish Community

Alan Kadish offers a vision for how Orthodox Jews should think about "chosenness."

Vaccines, Hysteria, and Rabbinic Responsibility: A Plea from the Trenches

Jeremy Brown comments on the history and necessity of vaccination in the Jewish community.

On the Educational Mission of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

Seth Farber explores the Rav's 1932 in local Boston historical context.

The Market for Gedolim: A Tale of Supply and Demand

Chaim Saiman explains how the demand threshold for gedolim may explain fault lines in the broader Orthodox community.

Big-Tent Orthodoxy and the Return of the NOOJ

Elli Fischer argues that news of the non-observant Orthodox Jews' demise has been premature.

Yeshivish Women Clergy: The Secular State and Changing Roles for Women in Ultra-Orthodoxy

Laura Shaw Frank contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.

The State of the Conversation

Zev Eleff and Ari Lamm cap off the Lehrhaus Symposium on the OU statement.

Rabbi Warns Jews on Education: Advises Blend of Secular Study

In December 1932, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik had just arrived in Boston and outlined his vision for Orthodox Jewish education in the United States.