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A Former Catholic Dances With the Torah

by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, for The Wall Street Journal

Published on Oct 12, 2020

For Jews, the people of the book, sacred text is more than law; it is our friend.

This coming Shabbat, Shabbat Bereishit, the "Sabbath of Beginning," is when the story of creation is read in synagogues around the world. In this past Friday's Wall Street Journal, Rabbi Soloveichik explained why Jews are so excited by the opportunity to read a text that they have seen so many times, and why, during the current pandemic, the Bible is more important than ever.

The Genius of Norman Lamm z"l

by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, for Commentary Magazine

Published on Jun 18, 2020

Rabbi Soloveichik's reflections on the legacy of Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm. 

A newsmaking Friday in New York: President...

by Tad Welch of Deseret News

Published on Nov 15, 2019

Rabbi Soloveichik gave a tour of Shearith Israel to M. Russell Ballard, the president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Latter-day Saints, and they discussed a wide range of topics, from the history of Shearith Israel to the importance of American religious freedom.

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Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

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Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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