For Torah and Culture

From the May 2005 Print Edition

Aharon Lichtenstein is a leading figure in modern Orthodox circles. Indeed, his standing in the modern Orthodox camp goes beyond mere respect. For some, in both the United States and Israel, he has become a full-fledged cultural hero. Born in 1933, Lichtenstein first attained star status as a young . . . . Continue Reading »

The Unmodern Jew

From the June/July 1991 Print Edition

I “I would like to have an answer. . . . If someone will be good enough to provide the answer I will gladly take his change of garments to the bathhouse for him.” The bit about the change of garments and the bathhouse is talmudic phraseology from tractate Eruvin (27b), indicating a matter . . . . Continue Reading »