Ari Hoffman explores the expansive visions of Jewish peoplehood embedded in two major, recently published novels
Aryeh Klapper recreating a patriarchal voice.
In response to Gil Perl's Postmodern Orthodoxy, Gidon Rothstein asks for another look at Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein and the limits of pluralism and what we consider "truth."
Yaakov Jaffe examines Yehudah Ha-Levi's High Holiday poem "Yashen, Al Teradam"
Rafi Eis responds to Meir Soloveichik on the role of Jews and Judaism in today's political climate.
It has been six years since Rav Aharon Lichtenstein passed away. In reviewing a 2018 collection of essays by Rav Lichtenstein’s students, Alan Jotkowitz reflects on what we have lost and the void that remains.
What was Alexander Hamilton's relationship to Judaism? In his review of a new book about Hamilton's Jewish world, Lehrhaus editor Yisroel Ben-Porat explores the arguments to be made for a "Jewish" founding father.
As we begin to read Sefer Shemot, Yosef Lindell explores Koren Publishers' first edition in its new series, The Tanakh of the Land of Israel, including an analysis of Rabbi Sacks' first and only full translation of a full sefer of Tanakh.
Judah Kerbel Reviews Deborah E. Lipstadt's Antisemitism: Here and Now.
Simon Goldhill provides an entertaining and thought-provoking exploration of how Jewish scholars' religious identities impact their work in the field of classics.