In this episode of Faith in America, Rabbi Soloveichik speaks with Ross Douthat, an opinion columnist for the New York Times about religion in public life. They discuss the state of religion in America, how one should engage the broader culture while raising religious children, the differences and similarities between the Jewish and Catholic communities, the debates within American Catholicism today, and what the West might be able to learn from Israel’s achievements.
Heads, Honey, Locusts, and Leeks
Why do some Jews eat leeks, dates, and even a sheep’s head on Rosh Hashanah?
What Jerusalem Means to Me: Russell Moore and Rabbi Meir Soloveichik
The prominent Christian theologian explains why Jerusalem is holy to Christians, and what that means for their relationship to the Jewish people.