Podcast: Meir Soloveichik on ”Confrontation”May 31, 2016 | By: Meir Soloveichik
Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher. The subject of this podcast is Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s classic 1964 essay, “Confrontation,” one of those rare, enduring masterpieces that is both a profound theological reflection on human nature, and an important work of Jewish communal policy. This essay—and […]Read More
Church and State: How High a Wall?May 25, 2016 | By: Milton Himmelfarb
Jewish history has taught Jews to be wary of the intermingling of religious establishments and political power, so it’s understandable that American Jews instinctively safeguard the separation of church and state. But there is a wide gap between opposition to a state church and the radical separationism of the type Milton Himmelfarb criticizes in his classic […]Read More
Podcast: Yuval Levin on Religious LibertyMay 24, 2016 | By: Yuval Levin
Press play below to listen to the podcast, download it in the iTunes Store, or stream it via Stitcher. In this podcast, Yuval Levin and Eric Cohen discuss Mr. Levin’s recent essay in First Things, “The Perils of Religious Liberty.” The flourishing of religious communities and the freedom of religious conscience have been central to American life since […]Read More
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