Tag: Soloveitchik

R, Soloveitchik on Purim and Hanukah

                                                                                        Review by Israel Drazin      Days of Deliverance By Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Ktav Publishing House, 2007, 224 pages   About a dozen volumes were published after Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s death (1903-1993) based on writings he did not publish. This one contains five essays on Purim, four on Hanukkah, and one that […]

Soloveitchik’s view of Abraham and Judaism

Abraham’s Journey Reflections on the Life of the Founding Patriarch By Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Ktav Publishing House, 2008, 224 pages ISBN 978-1-60280-004-5   This is the ninth of so-far eleven posthumous writings assembled, edited, and published by The Toras Horav Foundation based on writings collected from various sources by the famed Rabbi Joseph B. […]

Rabbi Soloveitchik on Passover

                                                                       Review by Israel Drazin    Festival of Freedom Essays on Pesah and the Haggadah By Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Ktav Publishing House, 2006, 206 pages   This is the sixth of so-far eleven posthumous writings assembled, edited, and published by The Toras Horav Foundation based on writings the famed Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik […]

Rabbi Soloveitchik on Joseph and Moses

                                                                               Review by Israel Drazin    Vision and Leadership Reflections on Joseph and Moses By Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Ktav Publishing House, 2013, 239 pages   This is the latest of the so-far eleven posthumous writings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (1903-1993) based on writings he did not publish. This one contains a dozen essays […]

Rabbi Soloveitchik’s Theology

Review by Israel Drazin    And From There You Shall Seek By Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Ktav Publishing House, 2008, 230 pages   This is the tenth volume published after Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s death (1903-1993). Most of these posthumous books are based on writings he did not publish; however this volume is an English […]

Rabbi Soloveitchik on prayer and life

Worship of the Heart By Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Ktav Publishing House, 2003, 197 pages   This is one of about a dozen volumes published after Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s death (1903-1993) based on writings he never published. This one, the second of the posthumous volumes, contains ten essays on prayer. He offers his understanding […]

Soloveitchik on life and women

        Family Redeemed By Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Ktav Publishing House, 2000, 207 pages   This is one of about a half dozen volumes published after Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik death (1903-1993) based on writings he never published. This one, the first of the posthumous volumes, contains six essays that focus on family relationships. […]

A Rational View of Judaism

From Defender to Critic The Search for a New Jewish Self By Dr. David Hartman Jewish Life Publishing, 2012, 303 pages Rabbi Dr. David Hartman disagrees with the views of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (1903-1993), the former Dean of Yeshiva University and spiritual leader of the Rabbinical Council of America, the organization of Orthodox rabbis. […]

Did Rabbi Soloveitchik understand Judaism?

Love and Terror in the God Encounter The Theological Legacy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik By David Hartman Jewish Lights Publishing, 2001, 219 pages   Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (1903-1993) was and still is the leading rabbinical figure of Modern Orthodox Judaism. He was the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva University, the senior lecturer on Talmud. […]

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