Welcome to the archives of the Tradition journal, which houses the over 2,000 (and growing) items we have published since 1958. The listing below shows the complete archives in reverse chronological order, from the most recent issue. Use the search tools to the left for any text search across the Tradition archives. For a specific Issue, Author, or Tag choose from the related drop-down list. Use the “Sort By” tool to sort your results. 

We are currently working on organizing and updating the archives. Please contact us if you are having trouble locating a specific item.  Click here for a directory of our special themed issues and symposia published over the years. Click here for the index of vols. 1-10 (1958-1969) prepared by Micha Falk Oppenheim in 1970.

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Religion and Culture in Israel Carmy, Shalom

Fall 1973 Issue 14.2

Halakhah, Tradition, and History Carmy, Shalom

Winter 1973 Issue 13.3

The Sphinx as Leader: A Reading of Judges 13-16 Carmy, Shalom

Spring 1974 Issue 14.3

Rav Kuk’s Theory of Knowledge [R Kook] Carmy, Shalom

Spring - Summer 1975 Issue 15.1 and 15.2

Modern Jewish Philosophy Carmy, Shalom

Fall 1975 Issue 15.3

Halakhah and Philosophical Approaches to Abortion Carmy, Shalom

Spring 1977 Issue 16.3

Destiny, Freedom, and the Logic of Petition Carmy, Shalom

Winter 1989 Issue 24.2

A Room With a View, But a Room of Our Own Carmy, Shalom

Spring 1994 Issue 28.3

Of Eagle’s Flight and Snail’s Pace Carmy, Shalom

Fall 1994 Issue 29.1

Pluralism and the Category of the Ethical Carmy, Shalom

Summer 1996 Issue 30.4

Symposium on Orthodoxy: An Addendum Weinreb, Tzvi Hersh

Spring 1999 Issue 33.3

Polyphonic Diversity and Military Music Carmy, Shalom

Winter 2000 Issue 34.4

Without Intelligence, Whence Prayer? Carmy, Shalom

Spring 2003 Issue 37.1

The Continuum of Time and Responsibility Carmy, Shalom

Spring 2005 Issue 39.1

Epilogue Carmy, Shalom

Winter 2006 Issue 39.4

Editor’s Note: “He Loved People” Carmy, Shalom

Spring 2007 Issue 40.1

Editor’s Note: Shall I Rejoice in the Second Month? Carmy, Shalom

Summer 2007 Issue 40.2

Editor’s Note: End of a Leper’s Holiday Carmy, Shalom

Fall 2007 Issue 40.3

Editor’s Note: Cops and Robbers Carmy, Shalom

Winter 2007 Issue 40.4

Let Him Who is Not a Camel Among You Carmy, Shalom

Spring 2009 Issue 42.1

The Words of the Master and the Life of the Student Carmy, Shalom

Summer 2008 Issue 41.2

Editor’s Note: Homer and the Bible Carmy, Shalom

Winter 2008 Issue 41.4

You Taught Me Musar and the Profit on it Carmy, Shalom

Summer 2009 Issue 42.2

The Teacher of Morality at Harwich Beach Carmy, Shalom

Fall 2009 Issue 42.3

Fear of Flesh and Blood Carmy, Shalom

Winter 2009 Issue 42.4

He Thought She Was Drunk Carmy, Shalom

Summer 2010 Issue 43.2

Editor’s Note: The Lost Childhood of Doeg Carmy, Shalom

Winter 2012 Issue 45.4

Editor’s Note: Samuel Unfair to Saul? Carmy, Shalom

Spring 2013 Issue 46.1

If You Were A Human Being” A Thought Experiment1 Carmy, Shalom

Fall 2013 Issue 46.3


Spring 2016 Issue 49.1

Editor’s Note: Of Pity And The Immigrant Carmy, Shalom

Winter 2016 Issue 49.4

Zionism and Theological Diplomacy Carmy, Shalom

Summer 2021 Issue 53.3