Norman Lamm

Rabbi Norman Lamm and His Crusade for the Jewish Home

Zev Eleff explores how the Jewish family anchored Rabbi Norman Lamm's sermons and thought during the destabilizing 1960s.
Rabbi Lamm

Creation in a Chaotic Decade: Rabbi Lamm in the 60s

Lawrence Kobrin recalls Rabbi Norman Lamm's 1960s emergence as a pivotal Orthodox rabbi in Manhattan and Jewish intellectual.

Women’s Talmud Study and the Value of Choice

Jack Bieler argues that the most important element of advancing women's Torah study is the ability to choose.

What Time Should the Early Minyan Begin on Monday? Recognizing mi-sheyakir: Science, Technology,...

Yaakov Jaffe explores a common synagogue practice, and why it doesn't seem so halakhic. minyan,

“In Every Generation They Rise Up Against Us to Destroy Us”: How We Keep...

Malka Simkovich on the Hasmonean victories and the truth behind the Hanukkah miracle.
Rebbe

Women’s Torah Study and Cosmic Evolution

Ilan Fuchs on the Lubavitcher Rebbe's unique view on women's Torah learning.

“You’ve Always Had the Power”: On Women and Wizards and Rabbis (Oh My!)

Sarah Rindner draws on L. Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz, and what the classic story says about the role of women in Orthodox Judaism.

The New Jewish Philosophy of Rav Shagar

Continuing the conversation, Dr. Miriam Feldmann-Kaye introduces postmodernism and responds to some critics of Rav Shagar.
Tova Mirvis

Mirvis’s Complaint

Risa Miller The latest addition to the burgeoning subgenre of ‘off-the-derekh’ memoirs is Tova Mirvis’s The Book of Separation. Mirvis’s three published novels, which oftentimes...
Rav Shagar

On Subjectivity and Pluralism: Sparks of Rav Shagar’s Thought

Udi Dvorkin offers a plea to take Rav Shagar at his full value, which means reading him in the original Hebrew.

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