The past few weeks have seen yet another controversy in the Jewish world over the merits of biblical criticism and depending on whom you read, the impetus for Yet …
Category: Random Acts of Scholarship
On April 11 2013 I was honored to present the following special class in conjunction with Uri L’Tzedek. The PDF source sheet is below as is video of the …
Rabbis are not responsible for Agunot, but they could have done and can do more to help.
Rabbi Yuter begins a brand new shiur series titled "Confronting Chosenness" which will discuss Jewish exceptionalism in thought and practice. This first class begins exploring the biblical foundations the …
Rabbi Josh Yuter concludes the Politics of Exclusion shiur series with a general discussion incorporating and previous classes. Many thanks for following!
Rabbi Yuter discusses the recent controvery of Maharat/Rabba and women serving leadership roles in Judaism
Rabbi Josh Yuter takes on the controversial topic of "Gedolim" by meticulously unpacking its numerous rhetorical assumptions and implications.
Rabbi Yuter's Politics of Exclusion segment on Saul Lieberman continues with a specific charge against Saul Lieberman, his response, and concludes with a game changing twist.
Having discussed R. Moshe Feinstein's antipathy towards Conservative and Reform Rabbis, Rabbi Yuter considers R. Moshe Feinstein's attitude toward non-observant Jewish masses.
Rabbi Yuter's Politics of Exclusion Class continues with an examination of R. Moshe Feinstein's responsa / teshuvot regarding Conservative and Reform Judaism.