Rabbi Ismar Schorsch
Rabbi Ismar Schorsch served as chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Articles by Rabbi Ismar Schorsch
Passover and Easter
Both celebrate spring and hope, though there are major differences between them also.
The Language of Memory
From the Bible to today, the Chosen People rise again after every destruction.
Pinchas and Intermarriage
The Torah portion deals with intermarriage, a phenomenon with contemporary resonance.
Balak intuited an important truth about the Israelites: Their strength was spiritual, not military.
An exploration of why the Children of Israel were destined to be slaves to Pharaoh
Rebuke and Reward in this World
The fate of the individual is often determined by the behavior of the community as a whole.