In August 2021 Mosaic published an essay by our new columnist Eli Spitzer about the direction of the Modern Orthodox movement and why it finds itself caught up in so many controversies. Eli’s article attracted significant attention and comment, so we thought we’d further the conversation, and also introduce him to you properly, by inviting Eli to discuss live the ideas in his essay. He spoke with another regular Mosaic writer, Sarah Rindner, who has plenty of ideas about Modern Orthodoxy herself, and answered questions from our readers and friends in the Mosaic community. We’re happy now to present a video of that live discussion, which took place on Tuesday, August 10, along with a lightly edited transcript below.
What the Future Holds for Modern Orthodox Judaism: A Conversation
A video of a discussion earlier this month with the Mosaic columnist Eli Spitzer and Sarah Rindner about the former’s attention-grabbing argument about Modern Orthodox Judaism.