TITLE

For Torah and Culture

AUTHOR(S)
Singer, David
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May2005, Issue 153, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about Aharon Lichtenstein, a theologian. His standing in the modern Orthodox camp goes beyond mere respect. Born in 1933, Lichtenstein first attained star status as a young Talmudist at New York's Yeshiva University in the 1950s, and his reputation has flourished ever since. Everyone at Yeshiva was aware that Lichtenstein was a genius, with an astonishing grasp of the Talmud. Students flocked to his Talmudic discourses, and consulted with him at all hours of the day and night about fine points of Jewish law.
ACCESSION #
16813152

 

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