Podcast: Meir Soloveichik on the Genius of the Late Norman Lamm

A look at the legacy of the man who revitalized Modern Orthodoxy and who was perhaps “the greatest composer of sermons in the English-speaking rabbinic world.”

Rabbi Norman Lamm, president of Yeshiva University, with Israeli Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir (left) and U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz (right) on December 10, 1984 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. AP Photo/Suzanne Vlaims.

Rabbi Norman Lamm, president of Yeshiva University, with Israeli Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir (left) and U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz (right) on December 10, 1984 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. AP Photo/Suzanne Vlaims.

Observation
June 25 2020
About the authors

A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture.

Meir Soloveichik is the rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in New York and director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.


This Week’s Guest: Norman Lamm

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