Podcast: Jacob J. Schacter on Joseph B. Soloveitchik and the State of Israel

The noted scholar joins our podcast to analyze an important speech Soloveitchik gave on the eve of the Suez Crisis, deriving meaning for the circumstance from the Bible’s Song of Songs.

Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.

Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.

Observation
April 2 2021
About the authors

Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter is University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought and senior scholar at the Center for the Jewish Future at Yeshiva University. He has published numerous books, articles, and reviews in English and Hebrew, and he is the founding editor of the journal Torah u-Madda.

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