In this issue …
BELIEVING-IN AN UNBELIEVING WORLD, Yaakov Jacobs, We examine the traditional Jewish approach to belief in G-d, from the perspective of disbelief which prevails in our society.
IT IS TOO SOON, Emanuel Feldman, An Atlanta Rabbi who spent a year in Israel and was there during the fighting, shares with us his personal reflections.
THE CHALLENGE OF JEWISH SURVIVAL, Raphael S. Weinberg, Combining Torah principles with historical insights, a historian reaches into the past to plot a path for Jewry’s future.
THE ULTIMATE ILLUSION, Meir Belsky, The inter-relationships of the Rabbi and the Ben Torah continue to interest our contributors (see: Letters to the Editor). A Rabbi and educator proposes the revival of the office of dayan, as a s0lution to the threat of mediocrity.
WHO IS A RABBI?, Yacov Lipschutz, Does the pulpit make the Rabbi, and the shiur the Rosh Yeshiva?-these questions shed light on the problem.
A LETTER TO GATESHEAD, Anonymous, A letter of application to a girl’s seminary in England, turns out to be a revealing documentation of contemporary history.
PAST AND PRESENT IN TEACHING JEWISH HISTORY, Joseph Elias, Writing history is a challenge-writing Jewish history for the Orthodox reader is a greater challenge. A review article evaluates the success of such an attempt in a 4-volume text.
SECOND LOOKS AT THE JEWISH SCENE:
“EDITORIAL TYRANNY'” OF THE TIMES
DIALOGUERS TALK OUT OF SCHOOL …..
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR