Four Questions for Rabbi Adin SteinsaltzAnd by the way, you can download and read my 1976 dissertation here and lots more here.
Rabbi Elazar ben Azariah, the brilliant young sage from the generation following the Second Temple’s destruction, likened himself to “a man of 70” in the Passover Haggadah. If ben Azariah were alive today, his role model for wisdom might very well be Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz....
In thirty two years I have never seen a news story refer to Eleazar, the subject of my dissertation at Brown. Imagine my delight at this week's Forward story that does just that in the first paragraph!