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The Brachos Bee and Becoming American Orthodox Jews

The Brachos Bee, Zev Eleff argues, shows how Orthodox Jews Americanize and form their own particular religious subculture.
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Rabbi Norman Lamm and His Crusade for the Jewish Home

Zev Eleff explores how the Jewish family anchored Rabbi Norman Lamm's sermons and thought during the destabilizing 1960s.

Mitzvah Merchants and their Made-in-America Toys

Zev Eleff examines some of the toys peddled around by mitzvah merchants and other fascinating features of Ultra-Orthodox culture. 

The Vanishing Non-Observant Orthodox Jew? A Reply to Zev Eleff

Matt Williams wants to know what exactly a "non-observant Orthodox Jew" is before deciding whether or not it's vanishing.

Big-Tent Orthodoxy and the Return of the NOOJ

Elli Fischer argues that news of the non-observant Orthodox Jews' demise has been premature.

Not Your Parents’ “Nonobservance:” A Rejoinder

Zev Eleff offers a rejoinder to his critics regarding the Non-Observant Orthodox Jew.

The Vanishing Non-Observant Orthodox Jew

Zev Eleff on an endangered species, the so-called Non-Observant Orthodox Jew.

Retiring My Modern Orthodox DeLorean

Zev Eleff offers a rejoinder and some reflections on "What if Rav Aharon Had Stayed?"

What if Rav Aharon had Stayed? A Counter-History of Postwar Orthodox...

In his first and last foray in this field, Zev Eleff tries his hand at some Modern Orthodox counter-history.  

The State of the Conversation

Zev Eleff and Ari Lamm cap off the Lehrhaus Symposium on the OU statement.

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