He understood his adopted country’s potential, and its vulnerabilities.
“In heaven there will be no law,” an American legal giant once wrote. For Jews, it’s exactly the opposite.
Pro-life, but not in the contemporary sense.
Halakhah was important no matter how it was understood.
Halakhic rulings from the diaspora may not always apply well to Israeli realities.
“The most systematic, comprehensive commentary on Maimonides’ code ever produced.”
Where Judaism can be a culture, not a counterculture.
While putting divine law in human hands.
Most rabbis aren’t yet convinced.
And why does Judaism need so many?
Death by barley?