May 25, 2021
Today marks the 200th Yahrzeit of R. Hayyim of Volozhin – learn more about him in “The Pages of TRADITION” with Prof. Shnayer Z. Leiman.
May 23, 2021
Yaakov Bieler reviews a new work of biblical interpretation by R. Yehuda Henkin z”l, drawing our attention to the author’s careful use of the insights of modern scholarship and sensitivity to women’s roles in biblical narratives.
May 20, 2021
Watch a recording of the special memorial program for TRADITION’s founder Rabbi Norman Lamm.
May 20, 2021
Joe Kanofsky, writing for “The BEST,” reintroduces us to Lionel Trilling’s “examination of life by aesthetic categories” which help the reader detach from “the habits of thought and feeling that the larger culture imposes… giving him a ground and vantage point from which to judge and condemn, and perhaps revise, the culture which produced him.”
May 16, 2021
Join us for a program in memory of TRADITION’s founding editor, Rabbi Norman lamm z”l, on his first yahrzeit.
May 13, 2021
In “The BEST” Asher Oser reads Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” and considers points of contrast with Megillat Ruth’s depiction of marriage and relationships built on trust and kindness.
May 10, 2021
Aton M. Holzer carefully reads the Shavuot hymn Akdamut and discovers a great deal about the intellectual life, thought, influences, polemics, spoken language, and Jewish life in Ashkenaz before the First Crusade.
May 6, 2021
Suzanne Socken considers Thorton Wilder’s classic play “Our Town” as a musar text in this week’s installment of “The BEST”
May 3, 2021
Starting to think about the upcoming Shemitta, and timed with this week’s Parashat Behar, dive into related articles in the TRADITION Archives…