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When Lincoln died on Passover
(ISSN: 2641-094X, 1083-3013, 2015-04-20)
Abstract: Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik explores the historical and theological significance of Lincoln's death, which occurred over Passover 1865.
The common cause of religious Americans
(American Jewish Committee, Commentary Inc., 2021-01)
Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik comments on the media reaction to the court cases Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York vs. Andrew Cuomo and Agudath Israel of America vs. Cuomo.
What the Bible Taught Lincoln About America
(Dow Jones & Co., Inc., 2020-02-15)
Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik tracks Lincoln's use of the Bible in his presidential speeches and remarks.
The Jew Who Ran Away
(American Jewish Committee, Commentary Inc., 2021-03)
: Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik looks back at the film Chariots of Fire, which chronicles the life of the Jewish Olympic gold medalist Harold Abrahams and his Christian counterpart, Eric Liddell.
Israel's vaccine triumph
(American Jewish Committee, Commentary Inc., 2021-02)
Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik argues that the high vaccine rate among Israel's elderly combined with the high birth rate showcases the strength of Israeli society.
What gentiles can learn from Lord Sacks
(Almar Latour, 2020-11-13)
Writing for The Wall Street Journal, Straus Center Director Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik focuses on the late Rabbi Sacks' impact outside the Jewish community.
God Delivered the Pilgrims—and My People
(Dow Jones, 2013-10-22)
Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik reflects on the convergence of Thanksgiving with the first day of Hanukkah.
Lincoln's almost Chosen People
(First Things, 2021-02)
Speaking at the 2020 Erasmus Lecture for First Things, Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik discussed the covenantal nature of America's founding and, in the words of Lincoln, its "almost chosen people."
Leave Judge Barrett’s faith out of this.
(The New York Times, 2020-10-11)
Writing for The New York Times, Straus Center Director Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik argues that the attacks against Amy Coney Barrett's faith have no place in the American pluralistic tradition, a tradition that George ...
A former Catholic dances with the Torah.
(Almar Latour, 2020-10-09)
Writing for The Wall Street Journal, Straus Center Director Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik reminds us that God’s word is the center of Jewish life and that, when all else fails, the Book of Books sustains us.