Modern Jewish Home Reviews Halakhic Man, Authentic Jew

Halakhic Man, Authentic Jew

Halakhic Man, Authentic Jew

Halakhic Man, Authentic Jew: Modern Expressions of Orthodox Thought From Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik and Rabbi Eliezer Berkovits is a comparative study of the thought of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik and Rabbi Eliezer Berkovits by Ira Bedzow about what constitutes a model Jew and the understanding and presentation of Halakha in a modern era.

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“Rabbi Bedzow possesses a rare combination of lomdus and profound philosophical knowledge. His work compels a reexamination of the most fundamental ideas of the Mesorah. A must read.”

– Rabbi Fishel Todd, Founder of Yeshivat Pirchei Shoshanim

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“With intellectual honesty and disarming humility, Bedzow sheds much light on the complex interplay of Orthodoxy and modernity. Any thinking Jew will be delighted by this sophisticated and insightful study.”

– Henry Abramson, Ph.D., Dean of Academic Affairs, Touro College South

from Modern Jewish Home

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