In the inaugural Rabbi Allan Mirvis Lecture, Rabbi Soloveichik explains what makes great Jewish leaders. To him, it is the ability to recognize and build up the identities of individuals, and not just scholarship and wisdom, that makes Jewish leaders succeed. He contrasts the duties of Jewish priests and kings with the current roles of roshei yeshiva [professors of Talmud] and pulpit rabbis

This lecture was given at Yeshiva University on December 21, 2014.

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Religion’s Refusal to Die

Religion’s Refusal to Die

Rabbi Soloveichik joins Patrick Deneen and Jonathan Silver to explore the resilience of religion in the 21st century.

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