Insights of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik: discourses on fundamental theological issues in Judaism

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Feb 28, 2005 - Religion - 177 pages
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Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchikthe Ravwas one of the twentieth centurys most significant Jewish thinkers. He was widely regarded as the intellectual leader of an open, engaged, and meaningful Orthodoxy for the twentieth century. Rabbi Soloveitchik wrote many essays and delivering thousands of lectures. Culled from personal notes from some of those lectures, as well as translations, transcriptions, and the Ravs own writings, Rabbi Saul Weisss Insights of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik offers a masterful, comprehensive guide to the Rav, arranged topically, illuminating the Ravs thinking on the fundamental theological, ethical, communal, social, personal and halachic issues to Judaism.

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Contents

Creation and God
1
Emunah
13
Torah
23
Observance and Experience
39
Prayer and Benedictions
51
Ethical Virtues and Moral
61
Man and Woman
81
The Three Festivals
99
The People of Israel
119
The State of Israel
135
Aspects of Kedushah
141
TeshuvahRepentance
147
Personal and Family Outlook
155
Bibliography
173
About the Author
179
Copyright

Mourning and Tisha BAv
107

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About the author (2005)

Weiss is the founder of the South Shore Hebrew Academy in Brockton, where he served as Rabbi, Chaplain of the New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton, and Associate Justice of the rabbinical Court of Massachusetts.

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