The State of the Conversation

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

Retiring My Modern Orthodox DeLorean

Zev Eleff offers a rejoinder and some reflections on "What if Rav Aharon Had Stayed?"

The Parenthetical Problem of Alenu

Zev Eleff on a perennially interesting portion of the liturgy.

An Alternative History of American Modern Orthodoxy

Leah Sarna contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.

On the Educational Mission of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

Seth Farber explores the Rav's 1932 in local Boston historical context.

How to Translate “Halakhic Man”: A Response and a Proposal

Lawrence Kaplan defends his translation of Halakhic Man and calls for more efforts to make Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik's writings accessible to English readers.

Talking To and About God

Ari Lamm on the Bat Kol in rabbinic literature and its implications for Orthodox discourse

Killing Off the Rav (So He May Live)

William Kolbrener calls for an end to Rav-polemicizing so that all interested parties might finally take his legacy and teachings at full-depth.

The OU Paper: Three Lenses

Elli Fischer contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.

On Nehama’s Yahrzeit, Thinking About Zeitgeists

What was on Nehama Leibowitz's bookshelf? Her authoritative biographer tells all, just in time for Nehama's 20th Yahrtzeit.

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