This year we celebrate Rabbi Marc D. Angel’s 50th anniversary of rabbinic service. Contributions will be listed in a special issue of Conversations and the anniversary scroll. Contributions can be made here.
Rabbi Marc D. Angel answers your questions on our YouTube channel!
These are the kind of people whose melodies sound old, but are really as new as the morning sun. May our people be blessed to find their special melodies and may we never become so afraid of each other that we fail to sing and share our special songs.
By Rabbi Marc D. Angel
Q. What is the text of an Emergency Alert sent out by a Jewish Organization?
A. Start worrying! Details to follow.
Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik is Orthodoxy's most eloquent response to the challenges of modernity and to the critics of Modern Orthodoxy. A Torah giant of the highest caliber, the Rav was also a world-class philosopher. In his studies in Lithuania, he attained the stature of a rabbinic luminary. At the University of Berlin, he achieved the erudition of a philosophical prodigy.
Ohav Sholom is located at 270 West 84th Street, between Broadway and West End Avenue. Free and open to the public. For schedule, click here
Judaism includes the basic tenets of belief in one God, divine revelation of the Torah including an Oral Law, divine providence, reward-punishment, and a messianic redemption. The question for believing Jews today is, how should we relate to the overwhelming majority of contemporary Jews, who likely do not fully believe in classical Jewish beliefs? Two medieval models shed light on this question.
What does it mean to say that the State of Israel is the “State of the Jews” or, more accurately, the “Jewish State”?