14 06, 2012

Soloveichik’s views on Prayer

By |2012-06-14T03:37:37-07:00June 14th, 2012|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

Koren Mesorat HaRav Siddur With commentary based on teachings of Rabbi Soloveitchik OU Press and Koren Publishers, 2011, 1304 pages This book is a splendid addition both for people seeking an extensive commentary to their siddur (prayer book) and those who want to know more about the thinking of the famous and esteemed Rabbi Joseph [...]

12 09, 2011

Did Rabbi Soloveitchik understand Judaism?

By |2011-10-25T04:56:18-07:00September 12th, 2011|Book Reviews|

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. [...]