Who Was Aharon Lichtenstein?

Remembering the extraordinary rabbi who received Israel’s highest honor.


Observation
April 30 2014
About the author

Elli Fischer, a rabbi, writer, and translator, is pursuing graduate studies in Jewish history at Tel Aviv University.


Note: Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein died on Monday, April 20, 2015, at the age of 81. In his honor, Mosaic is reposting the following profile, which ran on the occasion of his receiving the Israel Prize last year.

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