Rabbi Barry Schwartz
Rabbi Barry Schwartz is director of The Jewish Publication Society in Philadelphia and rabbi of Congregation Adas Emuno in Leonia, New Jersey.
Articles by Rabbi Barry Schwartz
The Prophet Jeremiah and His Times
Jeremiah is commonly seen as a prophet of gloom, but at times he delivered words of comfort that are second to none in their eloquence.
Where the Debate on Modern Judaism Really Began
The mid-19th century in Germany is, to my mind, the most unappreciated period in Jewish history. The reason is simple: ...
The First Jewish Debate
The first Jewish debate never ceases to amaze me. I am of course referring to the great debate between Abraham and ...
We Need More Jewish Debate, Not Less
Some will tell you that we need less debate in the Jewish community; that for the sake of unity we need ...