Breaking down the wall.
The Last Rabbi.
Ben-Gurion, Strauss, and Soloveitchik.
Some rabbis have treated God like a petulant member of the Knesset.
Holding out for a Hall-of-Famer.
From Hermann Cohen to Joseph B. Soloveitchik.
In this week’s Torah reading, God feeds the people quail “until it comes out of their noses.”
On Yuval Levin’s revolution in American religiosity.
Joseph Soloveitchik’s “Confrontation.”
The Torah doesn’t need external validation.
Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s answer.
In Key Largo he gives a variation on a legend from the Talmud.
It was about living Judaism to its fullest.
A half-century ago, American Jewry boasted a number of creative and sophisticated theologians. There are no such figures today. Reflecting on the impact of certain theologians. . .