Modern Orthodox

Local Rabbinic Leaders

05/18/2010

I must take issue with certain assumptions that Jewish Week Editor and Publisher Gary Rosenblatt makes concerning Modern Orthodoxy and our leaders, (“Hail to the Chief,” Between The Lines, April 20).

Modern Orthodoxy, Without Regrets

02/19/1999
Staff Writer
Lawrence Kaplan felt he had to be here. The Judaic studies professor traveled from Montreal to the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan on Sunday because he was feeling religiously isolated. He wanted to show support for a fledgling enterprise: a two-day conference on Modern Orthodoxy designed to show that the embattled liberal wing of Orthodox tradition is not an anachronism in an increasingly fundamentalist world. "I didn't want it to be a failure," Kaplan confided. He was not disappointed.

Battle Of The Books

05/15/2009
Staff Writer
Suddenly, there’s a Siddur War brewing. Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, one of the Upper East Side’s major Modern Orthodox synagogues, will receive a major shipment in the next few weeks — 500 copies of a new prayer book.

Battle Of The Books

05/13/2009
Staff Writer
Suddenly, there’s a Siddur War brewing. Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, one of the Upper East Side’s major Modern Orthodox synagogues, will receive a major shipment in the next few weeks — 500 copies of a new prayer book.

Opening Up Orthodox Judaism

12/12/2007
Staff Writer
In a small classroom across Broadway from Columbia University, Moshe is having a meltdown one recent afternoon.

Y.U. May Close Its Boys High School

01/15/1999
Staff Writer
Yeshiva University is considering closing its 80-year-old Modern Orthodox boys high school in Washington Heights, once the primary feeder for its undergraduate college for men with which it shares a campus. Faced with a choice between financial pragmatism and a proud tradition of Torah education, Dr. Norman Lamm, Y.U.'s president, will have to decide later this year whether or not to phase out the school over several years.
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