In this conversation, Rabbi Soloveichik joins JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin to discuss his book, Providence and Power: Ten Portraits in Jewish Statesmanship.

In conversation, Rabbi Soloveichik explains why the true measure of Jewish leadership must involve a biblical ideal. In his view, that must involve humility as well as accomplishment. While he does believe in a theory of history that focuses on the influence of significant individuals on events, he also believes that true greatness in a Jewish leader means a willingness to see his or her work in the context of the story of the Jewish people and to acknowledge the role of Providence in that narrative.

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Celebrating and Looking Ahead

Celebrating and Looking Ahead

Reflecting on the last two years of learning and study and looking ahead at Rabbi Soloveichik’s many programs starting later this fall.

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