Thriller

William Kolbrener offers insight into the intellectual underpinnings of the Rav's 1932 interview recently re-published by The Lehrhaus.

The State of the Conversation

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

להחזיר קטנים על הגדולים: Short Responses on Gedolim

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

A Call For a New Modern Orthodox Humash

A call for a new Modern Orthodox Humash, and a history of the current ones, by Yosef Lindell.

Rupture and Revelation

Ayelet Wenger weaves together the personal, historical and exegetical in advance of reading Sefer Shemot.

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.

A Failed Attempt to Challenge the Halakhic Prenup

Jeremy Stern dissects the recent and supposed Israeli ban against the BDA prenup. 

Gedolim Cards and the Commodification of Rabbi-Saints

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

Orthodox Survey

Drawing The right Conclusions: A Defense of a Recent Orthodox Survey

Zvi Grumet responds to Matt Williams, defending his data and the social media tools used to obtain it.

The Modern Orthodox Vote and the Episcopalian Turn

Why do Orthodox Jews vote the way they do? Zev Eleff builds a case, using some unconventional data. 

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