January 27, 2020

Reconstructing Yirat Shamayim

Reconstructing Yirat Shamayim Yaakov Bieler Over the twenty-five years since the publication of Prof. Haym Soloveitchik’s essay, “Rupture and Reconstruction: The Transformation of Contemporary Orthodoxy,” the […]
January 23, 2020

The BEST: Rembrandt’s Jeremiah

The BEST: “Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem”   Painted by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (c.1630) Reviewed by Chaim Strauchler Summary: Rembrandt portrays the distraught lone […]
January 20, 2020

Looking Backward: Talmud la-Talmida

Looking Backward: Talmud la-Talmida Warren Zev Harvey For my five-year-old granddaughter, Lia Sivan One evening this past fall I received an email from Jeffrey Saks, the […]
January 16, 2020

PODCAST: Gen Z and Post-Reconstruction

Gen Z and Post-Reconstruction A common theme through TRADITION’s recent symposium on Haym Soloveitchik’s “Rupture and Reconstruction: On the Transformation of Contemporary Orthodoxy” is how the […]
January 15, 2020

Review: Tanakh of the Land of Israel

The Koren Tanakh of the Land of Israel: Exodus, edited by David Arnovitz et al. (Koren Publishers, 2019), 305 pages. Reviewed by Hayyim Angel Koren Publishers […]
January 13, 2020

Response: On the Reception of “Rupture and Reconstruction”

Response: On the Reception of  “Rupture and Reconstruction” Zev Eleff In 1994, historian Haym Soloveitchik introduced “mimetic” to the Orthodox Jewish lexicon. His “Rupture and Reconstruction” […]
January 8, 2020

What is Life Worth? Thoughts on the Siyyum HaShas

What is Life Worth? Thoughts on the Siyyum HaShas Erica Brown This brief talk was presented at the Hadran Women’s Siyyum Ha-Shas in Jerusalem on January […]
January 7, 2020

Looking Backward: Mainstreaming the Revolution

Looking Backward: Mainstreaming the Revolution Beverly Gribetz [“Looking Backward” is an occasional feature on TraditionOnline.org in which we ask our authors to re-explore classic essays from […]
January 5, 2020

Religious Identity or Cultural Connection? Orthodoxy and Israeliness: A Response to Chaim Saiman

Religious Identity or Cultural Connection? Orthodoxy and Israeliness: A Response to Chaim Saiman Michael Weiner In “How Zionism is Reconstructing American Orthodoxy,” a contribution to Tradition’s […]
January 2, 2020

Looking Backward: The Two-State Solution Needs a One-State Solution

Looking Backward: The Two-State Solution Needs a One-State Solution Emanuel Feldman [“Looking Backward” is an occasional feature on TraditionOnline.org in which we ask authors to reflect […]