Introducing The Lehrhaus 2.0

For the past year, The Lehrhaus has been excited to consistently bring you wide-ranging content on important topics to the Orthodox Jewish community and...

Haggai: Prophet of Elul

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

Azariah de Rossi’s Fascination with the Septuagint

What inspired Azariah de Rossi to take a work that cut against the grain of rabbinic views of the Septuagint and make it accessible to his Hebrew-reading fellow Jews?

Of Sages, Prophets, and Politics from the Pulpit

Jason Herman examines whether or not rabbis should talk politics in shul.
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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’s Portrait of Moses

In honor of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks’s 70th birthday, Ari Lamm explores his legacy as a biblical commentator.

Lo Alman Yisrael: Reflections on the Legacy of Yaakov Elman

A series of reflections commemorating the passing of Yaakov Elman, ob"m

Elijah’s Elusive Cup and the Challenge of Memory

James Diamond takes a fresh approach to Maimonides's Passover theology and "Elijah's Cup."

Goodbye, Philip: A Hesped

Dr. Ari Hoffman eulogizes Philip Roth.

Pinhas’ Parts: Of Priests, Peace, and Disturbing the Piece

What was the covenant of peace God gave Pinchas? R. Shlomo Zuckier puts the pieces together to find out

The Pauper’s Bread

"Ha lahma anya" is one of the first paragraphs recited at the Seder - and its strange features have been baffling commentators for centuries. Elli Fischer adds his reflections to the mix.

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