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Tzvi Sinensky

Tzvi Sinensky
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Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky is the Director of Interdisciplinary Studies and Educational Outreach at the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School in Livingston, NJ, where he teaches Judaic Studies classes, collaborates with faculty to deepen the culture of interdisciplinary student learning throughout the school, and develops educational outreach programs for the school’s families and partner communities. He previously served as Rosh Beit Midrash of Kohelet Yeshiva in Lower Merion, PA. A popular lecturer and author, Rabbi Sinensky recently completed book-length treatments of the Jewish return to Zion during the Second Temple period and the mitzvah of Torah study, published by Yeshivat Har Etzion’s Virtual Beit Midrash. He is active on the Sefaria website, and is pursuing a PhD on the intersection between Jewish thought and gender studies at the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies. His interdisciplinary high school course on Jewish & Western philosophy and the humanities was recently awarded the inaugural Kohelet Prize.

Haggai: Prophet of Elul

Tzvi Sinensky on how Sefer Haggai unlocks the meaning of Hodesh Elul.

Tu be-Av and the Concubine of Givah

Tzvi Sinensky explores the Biblical origins of Tu be-Av.

Revisiting Mendelssohn’s Living Script

Tzvi Sinensky responds to Lawrence Kaplan and continues the discussion on Mendelssohn and Jewish law.
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Dr. Norman Lamm’s Trailblazing Talmudic Methodology

Tzvi Sinensky makes a case to consider Rabbi Norman Lamm as pathbreaking Talmud innovator.

Resurrecting Moses Mendelssohn

Tzvi Sinensky As chronicled in Robert Putnam’s 2000 classic book, Bowling Alone, loneliness is one of the vexing challenges of modern life. The advent of the...

Narcissus and the Nazir

Tzvi Sinensky explores the Talmudic version of the Roman myth of Narcissus

Hillel’s Living God

Tzvi Sinensky offers a fresh look at one of Rabbinic Judaism's most important mottos.

Adult Education: A New Frontier in the Jewish Day School Movement?

Tzvi Sinensky argues for importance of adult education, and asks what role day schools and other communal institutions might play in promoting it.

Lay-Rabbinic Relations: The Present Moment and the Path Ahead

Tzvi Sinensky contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.

Searching for the Vatican’s Menorah

Tzvi Sinensky on the lost Menorah, the Vatican theory, and the ideology of the search and mythology.

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