Rabbi Shlomo Riskin
RABBI SHLOMO RISKIN dances with the Torah at the Ohr Torah Stone annual dinner, 2019.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin: Honoring a revolutionary rabbi – Book review From building Efrat to Orthodox women rabbis to Christian relations. by Alan Rosenbaum   | March 10, 2022  In the Orthodox world of today, the rosh yeshiva, or head of the rabbinical seminary, is often regarded as the supreme authority in matters of Jewish law, while the …

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Book Review: Hokhma LiShlomo Yitzchak Blau | Tradition Journal Online | February 6, 2022 Hokhma LiShlomo: Essays in Honor of Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin by his Distinguished Colleagues and Students, edited by Baruch Sterman and Judy Taubes Sterman (Maggid Books/Ohr Torah Stone, 2021), 134 English pages, 472 Hebrew pages The arrival of a large tribute volume is …

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New book salutes life and work of Efrat’s founding rabbi Compendium of scholarly articles launched in tribute to Rabbi Shlomo Riskin. Israel National News, 28.12.21 Highly regarded as one of the pre-eminent rabbinical figures in the worlds of Religious Zionism and Modern Orthodoxy, a book was released this week saluting the life’s work of Rabbi …

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Celebrating Jewish Women’s Leadership These young women have chosen to spend a year in study decoding the tall tomes of Jewish sources. Barbara Sofer |  May 19, 2021 I know the latest Pew Research Center report on the state of Jewish life in America is being read as good news, but it doesn’t assuage my …

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In Defense of Dialogue “In our dialogue, I learned from these non-Orthodox rabbis about tikkun olam and interfaith work which has largely been forgotten by Orthodoxy.” Oped by Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin   | November 22, 2020 A recent letter of condemnation signed by 22 Orthodox Zionist rabbis against showing any kind of recognition whatsoever to non-Orthodox rabbis left …

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Celebrates Jewish Unity, Not Uniformity By Elizabeth Kratz | December 12, 2019 Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s brow furrows when he speaks of polarization in the larger Jewish community, but it smooths when he speaks of his teachers and their messages, his students and his work. He flashes his trademark wide smile, showing intrinsic …

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