Yeshiva University President Rabbi Ari Berman’s Opening Shiur

YU President Ari Berman's opening address, comparing YU to a Sukkah! Shlomo Zuckier captures this historic moment in his notes.

Three in One: Creation, Exodus, and Equality

Ezra Sivan presents a new analysis of Shabbat and how it throws light on so much more in the Torah.

Bilam, God, and the Silent and Slanted Spaces

For Eve Grubin, Bilam's hidden messages is a lesson for the Torah and for life.

The Lifespan of Hirschian Orthodoxy: On the 130th Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch

Francis Nataf considers the legacy of Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch.

Rabbi Moshe Feinstein on What Makes America Great

Rav Moshe Feinstein does not praise the United States for not having fascists and communists, but for having a system of government that is particularly resistant to what came to be known as totalitarianism.

Rabbi Yehudah Ha-Levi’s Love Song on Jewish Self-Identification for the 7th day of Pesah

Yaakov Jaffe explores Yehuda Ha-Levi's Yom Le-Yabasha.

Of Divine Nostrils and the Primordial Altar: A Pipeline of Sanctity

What does the makeup of the altar drainage pipes tell us about the nature of holiness? Shlomo Zuckier explores!

The G-d of Our Faces

Merri Ukraincik contemplates G-d's role in our lives.

Professor Yaakov Elman: A Talmud Scholar of Singular Depth and Scope

Shana Strauch Schicks's reflection commemorating the passing of Yaakov Elman, ob"m.

Magid, Moshe, Story-Telling, and Story-Living

For Jennifer Raskas, the seder narrative reflects on the past and informs the future.

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