Dov Lerner weaves together Scripture, midrash and rabbinic commentary in urging closer attention to tone in public discourse.
With Yom Kippur in view, Shlomo Zuckier presents a close reading of Isaiah 58.
In 1927, Rabbi Boruch Ber Leibowitz wrote a poem, an ode to Rabbi Hayyim Soloveitchik of Brisk. Nati Helfgot provides the background and a translation.
Shlomo Zuckier seeks and uncovers rabbinic-Biblical intertextuality.
Shalva Muschel offers some perspective on George Elliot's leading Jews and the newest attempt to gain a fuller appreciation of Daniel Deronda.