Two Rich Perspectives on Our Teacher Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

We try to keep track of new angles of vision on our teacher and mentor, the Rav, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.

One composite thoughtful post for the e-zine Zeek at Jewcy by Mordecai Drache, lauds, "Solveitchik's brilliant and poetic casuistry that can enrich Jews of all intellectual and spiritual orientations."

A second article, this one by our old buddy Lawrence Grossman, reviews the David Fishman book, Yiddish Drashos and Writings, concludes with a complex of thoughts, "For readers able to understand the Yiddish and attuned to the complex vision of its author, this volume will convey ...traces of holiness. Is it too much to hope that it also might encourage steps toward renewing respectful dialogue between Orthodox and non-Orthodox Jews?"

Reading such essays helps us to recall the many facets of personality and the depth and clarity of expression of the great teacher of Torah whom we had the privilege of knowing in our rabbinical studies.

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