In this lecture, based upon an essay he wrote for the 2016 book Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity, Rabbi Soloveichik analyzes the thought of his grandfather, Ahron Soloveichik, and his great-uncle, Joseph B. Soloveitchik, and how their approaches to Jewish thought relate to American Jewry and U.S. history.
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.