Archive | April, 2017

The Last Rabbi (Podcast)

R. Jeffrey Saks interviews Prof. William Kolbrener about his new book “The Last Rabbi: Joseph Soloveitchik and Talmudic Tradition” (Indiana U. Press).   The book takes on Rabbi Soloveitchik’s legacy and shows how he was torn between the traditionalist demands of his European ancestors and the trajectory of his own radical and often pluralist philosophy; a […]

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Supporting Characters: Betzalel

The following is part of the podcast series ‘Supporting Characters’  by Mrs Ilana Saks. In this podcast Mrs. Saks covers the personality of Betzalel. A source sheet can be found HERE. Ilana Goldstein Saks is a teacher of Tanakh in Jerusalem at the Tehilla High School. She has taught at Machon Pardes, Midreshet Lindenbaum, and Midreshet Harova in Jerusalem, […]

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