Author: Yitzchok Adlerstein


The Universal Sukkah

Sukkos inevitably gives way to Shmini Atzeres. The parei ha-Chag brought on behalf of the nations of the world give way to a day of intimacy between Hashem and His people alone. The shift...


A Shofar From a Different Day

If you haven’t seen it yet, treat yourself to a few minutes viewing this very poignant YouTube video about the intrepid young people who risked much to sound the Shofar at the Kotel at...


The Specialness of Jewish History

Who wrote these lines? A philo-semitic commentator? A spokesman for the Christian right? I don’t think anyone has been slandered more than the Jews. I would say much more than the Muslims. They have...


Rabbi Bleich on Kinyan

Frum attorneys, kiruv people, Partners in Torah mentors, law school profs – you need to see Rabbi Bleich’s latest contribution to Tradition. Kinyan is a leitmotif of so many sugyos, but does not have...


Clueless at The New Republic

Marty Peretz’s diatribe against R Ovadia Yosef and fundamentalist Jewish oppression of women is not worth reading, save to remind us that even very bright people write very silly things when they comment about...

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