TRADITION 53:1 (Winter 2021) is available online to subscribers and will be arriving imminently in their mailboxes. Issue highlights:
R. Joseph B. Soloveitchik, “Jewish Sovereignty and the Redemption of the Shekhina” – Appearing in print for the first time, this manuscript was prepared in Yiddish and delivered by the Rav zt”l as a talk to the 1948 Mizrachi Convention, just weeks after the establishment of the State of Israel.
“A Halakhic Framework for Decision-Making in Acute Critical Illness” – A new proposal by Dr. Judah Goldberg with a rabbinic response from Rabbis Hershel Schachter and Mordechai Willig [open access].
Dr. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg on “Love, Holiness, and the Other” – A new reading of Leviticus which considers a movement towards the encounter with what radically connects self and other, matched by a counter-movement into oneself.
R. J. David Bleich’s “Survey of Contemporary Halakhic Literature” with new Coronavirus Queries: Tuition During a Pandemic; On Gloves and Masks.
Plus: Dr. Jeremy Brown on plague weddings; R. Yaakov Blau on the fate of R. Elazar ben Arakh; reviews of books on Orthodoxy as it was – and might have been.
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