As part of the 2021 convention of TRADITION‘s publisher, the Rabbinical Council of America, Rabbanit Chana Henkin spoke about the legacy of her late husband, R. Yehuda Herzl Henkin zt”l, exploring the influences that helped him develop into a unique posek and thinker. We are grateful to the RCA for allowing us to share this recording with TRADITION‘s followers.
Rabbanit Chana Henkin is the founder and Dean of Nishmat, The Jeanie Schottenstein Center for Advanced Torah Study for Women in Jerusalem.
Rav Yehuda Herzl Henkin zt”l, who passed away in December 2020, was a teacher and posek, and author of volumes of Jewish thought and biblical and rabbinic scholarship, including the multi-volume Shut Benei Banim.
The conversation was moderated by R. Mark Dratch, Executive Vice-President of the RCA.
Read Yaakov Bieler’s review of R. Henkin’s Mahalakhim BaMikra.
Read Laurie Novick’s assessment of R. Henkin as halakhist.
Read R. Henkin’s TRADITION essays in our archive.
Watch a video recording of the session.