Representations of Rabbi Soloveitchik: Revision or Reality?
Jerome Chanes / January 30, 2008
We will explore the approaches if Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik of the public affairs arena- women, Zionism, Christian-Jewish relations, dialogue with Conservative and Reform Jews, and how his stances on these issues have been represented and misrepresented in the years since his death.
Jerome Chanes is a senior fellow at the Center for Jewish Studies, CUNY Graduate Center, the author or editor of four books on American Jewish history and public affairs, and has taught at the university level in the United States and abroad. His articles and reviews appear regularly in the Forward and The Jewish Week.