Preeminent teacher and scholar Ruth Wisse serves as the Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Tikvah Fund and Professor Emerita of Yiddish Literature and Comparative Literature at Harvard University. In this fascinating conversation with Rabbi Soloveichik, Professor Wisse discusses growing up Jewish in Montreal, her relationship with Leonard Cohen, the failure of Yiddishists to preserve enduring Jewish commitment, how Harvard lost its faith in America, and what Jerusalem taught her about God.
Promised Lands: The Torah and the American Founding
Two Catholics, a rabbi, and a Presbyterian discuss the indelible impact that the Torah has had on America.
Religion’s Refusal to Die
Rabbi Soloveichik joins Patrick Deneen and Jonathan Silver to explore the resilience of religion in the 21st century.