Rabbi Asher Lopatin

Rabbi Asher Lopatin is president of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT). Prior to assuming the presidency of YCT in 2013, he served as rabbi of Anshe Sholom Congregation, a Modern Orthodox synagogue in Chicago, for 18 years.

Articles by Rabbi Asher Lopatin

Rabbi Asher Lopatin

Watch a High Holidays sermon from the spiritual leader of Kehillat Etz Chayim in Detroit, MI.

The Perils of Groupthink

The story of the spies offers an object lesson in the importance of diversity -- and the danger of homogeneity.

Shabbat 79

Hardware and software.

Shabbat 78

Shabbat is not for angels.

Shabbat 77

The 2000 year old man.

Shabbat 5

Geography and generations.

Shabbat 4

Torah law versus rabbinic law.

Shabbat 3

Dropping the ball.

Berakhot 15

The body is an altar.

Berakhot 14

Respect for others, respect for God.