Wise Fridays: The Creativity of Loneliness

The originality and creativity in man are rooted in his loneliness-experience, not in his social awareness…Social man is superficial: he imitates, he emulates. Lonely man is profound: he creates, he is original.

Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

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Overview: Women in Traditional Jewish Sources

What the Bible, Talmud and other classic texts say about women and their roles.

Women in the Bible

In the Bible, women are sometimes portrayed as men's equals and other times as men's subordinates — or property.

Rabbi Soloveitchik

A teacher, writer, and community leader who helped to shape modern Orthodoxy in America.