Dov Lerner

Dov Lerner is the rabbi of the Young Israel synagogue of Jamaica Estates in New York City, a resident scholar at Yeshiva University’s Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought, and a doctoral candidate at the divinity school of the University of Chicago.

Judaism Is Mainly Text-Centered. Why Mark Its New Year with the Blunt, Inarticulate Noise of the Shofar?

In a worship service almost defined by its eloquence, Judaism mandates an unintelligible noise.

Sept. 27 2019 1:20AM