Rav Kook on Culture and History

Zach Truboff explores Rav Kook's fascinating philosophy of history, focusing on five recently translated essays.

Listening to the Jews of Silence in Soviet Popular Culture

Jewishness, antisemitism, popular culture and Russian television in the postwar era? Historian Maya Balakirsky Katz explains.

Two Pieces on Terumah

The poetry of the Mishkan: Abe Mezrich mines Parshat Terumah for its poetic potential.

A Night of Watching in the House of the Rav

Bezalel Naor translates and contextualizes a poem by Pinchas Peli about the home of Rav Kook.

The State of the Conversation

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

Ahron Marcus: The Leading Hasidic, Zionist, Scholar of Ancient Judaism You Never Heard of

Who's the Pioneer of Hasidic Literature, Most Important Zionist, and Defender of the Masorah? Shlomo Zuckier explores Ahron Marcus' legacy.

The Challenge and Joy of Living With Tension

Shayna Goldberg contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.

A Tribute to Arthur Hyman z”l: Scholar, Teacher, and Exemplary Human Being

David Berger's eulogy for Revel's late Prof. Arthur Hyman, a leading scholar of Medieval Jewish philosophy.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and the Ancient Marine Rhyme: A Study...

Yaakov Jaffe analyzes and compares the "Song of the Sea" and the "Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

From Lawlessness to Respectability: A Response to Eli Putterman

Lawrence Kaplan responds to Eli Putterman's essay on Reish Laqish and sexuality.