Gedolim Cards and the Commodification of Rabbi-Saints
Zev Eleff on a uniquely American Jewish "righteous commodity" Gedolim Cards
The Vital Principles of Judaism in Our beloved Country: An Early Twentieth Century...
Lehrhaus is proud to present Rabbi Henry Schneeberger's 1911 sermon in honor of Thanksgiving.
The Troubling Trend of Photoshopping History
Leslie Ginsparg Klein examines a new case of Orthodox censorship, contextualizing it within recent trends and religious culture.
Surrender or Struggle? The Akeidah Reconsidered
Herzl Hefter provides critical perspective on a stream of Akeidah interpretation from Kierkegaard to the Rav
Elliot Salinger with an erudite and accessible article on Rambam's philosophy of "knowing."
Abraham and the 1960s – Technocracy and the Journey Inward
Sam Glauber examines Abraham's place in his society.
What Could (and Couldn’t) the Rabbis Do?
What sort of powers did Hazal have in the first century? Ari Lamm wonders.
Putting the Mar Back in Marheshvan
Shlomo Zuckier takes on the Mr. Cheshvan culture industry.
Does Lying Make You A Liar? On Truth And Truthfulness in Rabbinic Thinking
Alex Ozar catalogues types of truthfulness in rabbinic literature.
The Wanderings of Adam and Cain – A Tale of Midrashic Migration
Shlomo Zuckier on the mechanics of a midrashic motif.