Based on the scholarship of noted historians, Rabbi Josh Yuter offers a unique narrative for the origins of Conservative Judaism.
Category: Jewish Thought, Theology, and Machshava
Rabbi Yuter’s Politics of Exclusion class wraps up the segment on Germany with R. Jacob Ettlinger and the emergence of “Hierarchical Judaism.”
Rabbi Yuter’s Politics of Exclusion series continues by contrasting R. Akiva Eger’s positions regarding exclusion non-observant Jews with those of his son-in-law, the Hatam Sofer.
Rabbi Yuter’s Politics of Exclusion series continues with an exploration of Hatam Sofer surprisingly nuanced approach to Judaism’s perceived threats.
Rabbi Yuter discusses the passage in B. Megillah 15a-b regarding the rabbinic heretic Elisha Ben Avukah aka “Acher” and his relationship with R. Meir, focusing on the particularly Babylonian influence of the narrative.