Rabbi Ismar Schorsch
Rabbi Ismar Schorsch served as chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Articles by Rabbi Ismar Schorsch
Revisiting the Fire Offerings of Israel
Modern commentary and interpretation may ease some discomfort surrounding ancient liturgy.
Shield of Abraham
Gleaning great meaning from the single word this portion gave to Jewish liturgy.
Being Held to a Higher Standard
In biblical times and today, religious leaders must be paragons of righteousness.
Accessing God in a Man-Made World
There is no need to ascend to heaven--or build a tower--to find God.
What Happened to Moses on Mount Sinai
Moses was changed internally and externally by his experience on Mount Sinai.