Herald of the Jewish Enlightenment.
Sages & Scholars
A teacher, writer, and community leader who helped to shape modern Orthodoxy in America.
A 20th-century philosopher whose Jewish sensibility influenced his encounter with Western thought and ethics.
Scholar and leader known for his prolific writing and intellectual integrity.
Can faith and reason coexist in Jewish thought?
The creation of a Jewish existentialism--and a Jewish state.
A Spanish poet, philosopher and proto-Zionist.
Jewish thinkers have both embraced and directly reacted to foreign ideas and philosophies.
The philosophers of the Middle Ages believed they were unearthing existing wisdom, not creating new ideas.
Jewish thought is not a single continuous tradition, but rather a varied mix of works, which reflect the specific ideological and historical positions of those who wrote them.