Professional Development Resources: Jewish philosophy

A Tikkun: Rebekah and Eve

This article originally appeared in Tradition 27:1 ,1992. INTRODUCTION The Torah is an organic whole. Each section, each word and letter, is interconnected. When... Read more

Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik as Posek of Post-Modern Orthodoxy

This article originally appeared in Tradition Volume 29, 1994   In the circles of what is labelled “Modern Orthodoxy” or “Centrist Orthodoxy,” Rabbi Joseph... Read more

Suggested Summer Reading for Rabbi Bieler’s Judaism Course

1) Barrett, William, Irrational Man Exploration of existential philosophy 2) Brower, Kenneth, The Starship and the Canoe Comparisons of the lifestyles of father and... Read more

Faith and Doubt Reconsidered

This article originally appeared in Tradition 26:3 (1992).   I In his article, “Faith and Doubt,” originally published in Tradition more than twenty years... Read more

Faith and Doubt

This article originally appeared in Tradition 9 (1967), pp. 14-51.   The problem to which this paper is addressed is of momentous importance. How... Read more

Fate, Destiny & Shivat Tziyon: The RAV on Religious Zionism

Max Stern Division of Communal Services Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary An Affiliate of Yeshiva University   TEXTS AND TOPICS IN TEACHING LIMMUDEI KODESH... Read more

State and Religion

First appeared in Tradition Volume 12, No.3-4 (Winter/Spring 1972) A. General Principles (1) The state has no intrinsic value; only an instrumental value. This principle is common... Read more

Teaching Values in a Community High School

Introduction Background Literature Lesson 1 Worksheet 1 Lesson 2 Worksheet 2 Lesson 3 Worksheet 3 Lesson 4 Worksheet 4 Lesson 5 General Bibliography INTRODUCTION... Read more

Imitate the Ramban, not the Professors

An interview with Shalom Carmy This interview with Rabbi Shalom Carmy appeared in Hamevaser Vol. 38 No. 1, and is reprinted with permission.   Asher Friedman: Our... Read more

Shnayim Ohazim: Two [who are] Holding…

The synopsis of this debate originally appeared in Hebrew in Meimad, Vol. 17, August 1999.   (Translated by Rachel Schloss)   About a year and... Read more
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