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Would the Rav Approve of the Soloveitchik Siddur?

Yaakov Jaffe on the Rav, prayer and Modern Orthodox Jews who wish to pray like the Rav.

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 Pedagogical Imagination of a Subversive Conservative: Rabbi Soloveitchik’s Arrival as...

Jeffrey Saks concludes The Lehrhaus series, mapping out the intellectual biography of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

On the Educational Mission of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

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

Thriller

William Kolbrener offers insight into the intellectual underpinnings of the Rav's 1932 interview recently re-published by The Lehrhaus.

Rabbi Warns Jews on Education: Advises Blend of Secular Study

In December 1932, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik had just arrived in Boston and outlined his vision for Orthodox Jewish education in the United States.

The Arrival of Rabbi Soloveitchik in America: A Documentary Report

Yisrael Kashkin and Jeffrey Saks provide a timeline for the Rav's American arrival.

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.

Halakhic Poet? Translating the Rav for a Generation that ‘Knew not...

Aryeh Klapper with some new translation-stylings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik's Halakhic Man.

Who Will Defend Maimonides? Rav Soloveitchik on the Mishneh Torah and...

With the aid of some new primary sources, David Curwin offers a fresh view of the Rav's embrace of Rambam and his most important writings.

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