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: […]
December 2, 2019

Rupture on RZ Weekly

Our friends at the RZ Weekly podcast recently spent two episodes discussing TRADITION’s “Rupture and Reconstruction” symposium. Take a listen to their insightful conversations about the implications of […]
November 27, 2019

The BEST: “The Last Lion”

The BEST: “The Last Lion” by William Manchester by Joe Kanofsky Summary: In this biography of Winston Churchill, William Manchester constructs the man, his worldview, and […]