Rekindling the Holy Fire: Fighting over Faith in the Aish Kodesh
In his newest review, former Lehrhaus webmaster Steve Gotlib looks at Hasidim, Suffering and Renewal: The Prewar and Holocaust Legacy of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira and examines scholars’ differing views on whether the Aish Kodesh experienced a crisis of faith due to the Holocaust.
Theologies of Prayer: Dov Singer and Arthur Green in “Conversation”
Steven Gotlib explores similarities between Rabbis Dov Singer and Arthur Green in their models of prayer and how this model can make prayer meaningful even when experiencing doubts in one’s faith.
R. Eliezer Berkovits’ Faith and Freedom Passover Haggadah
Ross Singer reviews the Faith and Freedom R. Eliezer Berkovits Haggadah, compiled by Reuven Mohl.
Hasidim and Academics Debate a Rebbe’s Faith during the Holocaust (on...
Henry Abramson debates Shaul Magid on the faith of the Aish Kodesh.
Advocacy of the Faithful: A View from Washington, DC
Nathan Diament of the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center on the political advocacy of faith communities today.
The “Genesis” of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
Eileen Watts examines the similarities between Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Rav Soloveitchik's Lonely Man of Faith.
Notes on the Conversation surrounding Faith Shattered and Restored / Post-Modern...
Marc Dworkin re-examines the impact of Rav Shagar's thought on the English-speaking audience.
The Source of Faith is Faith Alone
Rabbi David Wolkenfeld explores the meaning of faith in this review of Rabbi Chaim Jachter's Reason to Believe