December 31, 2019

Torah of the Mind, Torah of the Heart

Since his passing over twenty years ago, the absence of Rav Professor Yitzhak (Isadore) Twerky zt”l has been sorely felt by those who learned his Torah, […]
December 29, 2019

Response: The Canopy’s Dissolution

Response: The Canopy’s Dissolution by Jeffrey R. Woolf It has been twenty-five years since the appearance of Prof. Haym Soloveitchik’s “Rupture and Reconstruction,” which introduced the […]
December 26, 2019

The BEST: The Chronicles of Narnia

The BEST: The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis Reviewed by Sarah Rindner Summary: The Chronicles of Narnia, published from 1950-1956, is a seven-part series of […]
December 23, 2019

Book Review: Reflections of Empire in Isaiah 1-39

Book Review: Reflections of Empire in Isaiah 1-39 by Shawn Zelig Aster Reviewed by Yaakov Blau Professor Shawn Zelig Aster’s work Reflections of Empire in Isaiah 1-39: […]
December 19, 2019

The BEST: Polly and the Pirates

The BEST: Polly and the Pirates by Ted Naifah Reviewed by Uri C. Cohen Summary: Polly and the Pirates is a black-and-white graphic novel is marketed […]
December 17, 2019

Podcast: Toward a Community of Normalcy

Among the more well-known features of Prof. Haym Soloveitchik’s “Rupture and Reconstruction” is its description of the shift away from a mimetic tradition, in which people […]
December 12, 2019

The BEST: “Thinking, Fast and Slow”

THE BEST: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman Reviewed by Chaim Strauchler Summary: Thinking, Fast and Slow examines how we, as human beings, think. The […]
December 10, 2019

Book Review: Studying Hasidism

Book Review: Studying Hasidism: Sources, Methods, Perspectives, edited by Marcin Wodzinski (Rutgers University Press), 303 pp. Reviewed by Zvi Leshem Just when we thought that Marcin […]
December 5, 2019

The BEST: “Everyone Brave Is Forgiven” by Christopher Cleave

The Best: Everyone Brave Is Forgiven by Christopher Cleave Erica Brown Summary: Set in Malta and England during the Blitz, Everyone Brave Is Forgiven is a […]
December 3, 2019

A “Rupture and Reconstruction” Primer

A “Rupture and Reconstruction” Primer The TRADITION podcast continues to explore topics from our symposium on the 25th anniversary of Prof. Haym Soloveitchik’s “Rupture and Reconstruction: […]