As part of the Great Conversations Series at Yeshiva University’s Straus Center, Rabbi Soloveichik spoke with then-mayor of Newark (and now U.S. Senator) Cory Booker. They discuss Booker’s personal faith, how general and religious education can be improved, and the nature of faith in the public square in America.
This conversation took place on May 8, 2012.
What Jerusalem Means to Me: Rep. Ritchie Torres and Rabbi Meir Soloveichik
The Democratic congressman explains why he's become such a resolute defender of the Jewish state.
Heads, Honey, Locusts, and Leeks
Why do some Jews eat leeks, dates, and even a sheep’s head on Rosh Hashanah?