Tradition Online | November 9, 2021

TRADITION is pleased to release our Fall 2021 issue (53:4)  – on its way to subscribers mailboxes and available to them in digital format (open-access of select items for all visitors to the site). Join the ranks of TRADITION subscribers to keep up to date with the most timely and timeless writing and scholarship in the world of Orthodox Jewish Thought.

Fall 2021In Praise of Peshara
Zalman Nechemiah Goldberg

The Problematic Metaphors of Righteousness
Shubert Spero

Today’s Perplexed: Between Maimonidean Promise and Peril
Menachem Kellner

The Existential Paradox of Rabbi Tzadok
Avichai Zur

Academic Talmud in the High School Classroom: A Dialogue [OPEN ACCESS]
Yaakov Blau & Lisa Schlaff

Survey of Recent Halakhic Literature

Coronavirus Queries (3): Priorities in Medical Resource Allocation
David Bleich

Sources & Resources
No News Is Bad News: Beneath the Surface of Genesis 18
Eitan Mayer

Review Essay
The Status of the Halakhic State
Alexander Kaye, The Invention of Jewish Theocracy & Assaf Yediya, Halakha and the Challenge of Israeli Sovereignty
Reviewed by Chaim Saiman

Book Reviews

Yitzhak Twersky, Law and Spirit in Medieval Jewish Thought, edited by Carmi Horowitz
Reviewed by Jeffrey R. Woolf [OPEN ACCESS]

Ariel Even Mayse, Speaking Infinities: God and Language in the Teachings of the Maggid of Mezritsh
Reviewed by Biti Roi

Rachel B. Gross, Beyond the Synagogue: Jewish Nostalgia as Religious Practice
Reviewed by Daniel Gordis

Jonathan Boyarin, Yeshiva Days: Jewish Learning on the Lower East Side
Reviewed by Chaim I. Waxman

View and order our recent Rabbi Norman Lamm Memorial Volume (hardcover, 315 pages), assessing the literary and philosophical legacy of TRADITION’s founding editor.

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