Recent Submissions

  • Koren’s Esther in America featured on JM in the AM. 

    Halpern, Stuart; Segal, Nachum; Finkelstein, Avrumi (Koren Publishers Jerusalem, 2021-02)
    Nachum welcomed Dr. Stuart “Stu” Halpern to this morning’s JM in the AM to take a look at his new Koren Publication’s release, “Esther in America.”
  • "The Christmas Episode" with Rabbi Stu Halpern. 

    Westrich, Uri; Halpern, Stuart; Stern, Rivky (2020-12)
    Chanukah has come and gone but we are still in the midst of the "holiday season"! This week Rivky and Uri speak with special guest Rabbi Dr. Stu Halpern about an article he wrote in Tablet Magazine last week. The article ...
  • Take One: Pesachim 31. 

    Halpern, Stuart; Leibovitz, Liel (Nextbook, 2020-12-22)
    Today’s Daf Yomi page, Pesachim 31, is all about the boundaries Jews and gentiles must keep to live peacefully with each other. Rabbi Stuart Halpern joins us to help us to argue that respecting clear distinctions and ...
  • Rabbi Dr Stuart Halpern on Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. 

    Halpern, Stuart; Finman, Herschel (JCast, 2020-11-15)
    Welcome to The Jewish Hour with Rabbi Finman, for November 15, 2020. In this episode, Rabbi Finman talks to Rabbi Dr Stuart Halpern about the life and legacy of Dr Jonathan Sacks.
  • Reimagining Purim 

    Butnick, Stephanie; Trapedo, Shaina; Unell, Kylie; Pogrebin, Abigail; Solomon, Anna; Khatiri, Shay; Leibovitz, Liel; Oppenheimer, Mark (Nextbook, 2021-02-25)
    Dr. Shaina Trapedo joined Tablet's Unorthodox podcast to discuss her essay in the book.
  • Take One: Eruvin 21 and 22. 

    Halpern, Stuart; Leibovitz, Liel (Nextbook, 2020-08-31)
    Today's Daf Yomi pages, Eruvin 21 and 22, raise the question of divine reward: What, in other words, do we get if we’re very good and obey all the commandments? Rabbi Dr. Stuart Halpern joins us with a meditation on prizes, ...
  • Take One: Pesachim 103 

    Koenigsberg, Chaya Sima; Leibovitz, Liel (Nextbook, 2021-03-04)
    Today’s Daf Yomi page, Pesachim 103, gives us strange mnemonics, including one that is making a star turn this year. Dr. Chaya Sima Koenigsberg joins us to talk about the rabbis’ love of acronyms, and why one acronym in ...
  • Take One: Shekalim 10 

    Halpern, Stuart; Leibovitz, Liel (Nextbook, 2021-03-31)
    Today’s Daf Yomi page, Shekalim 10, extols the unique sanctity of the Land of Israel, which is intricately tied to the Omer. Rabbi Dr. Stuart Halpern joins us to talk about the Omer, why we count it, and what the experience ...
  • Take One Daf Yomi: Shabbat 144 

    Halpern, Stuart; Leibovitz, Liel (Nextbook, 2020-07-28)
    Today’s Daf Yomi page, Shabbat 144, encourages us to question authority. Rabbi Dr. Stuart Halpern joins us to explain why the relationship between rabbis and their congregations is a delicate dance, not a series of dictates. ...
  • Podcast: Meir Soloveichik on the genius of Rabbi Norman Lamm. 

    Soloveitchik, Meir; Silver, Jonathan (Tikvah Fund, 2020-06-24)
    On May 31, 2020, American Jewry lost a giant. Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm, the longtime president of Yeshiva University (YU), was one of the nation’s foremost defenders Orthodox Judaism and exponents of the Torah U’Madda—Torah ...
  • Stuart Halpern: Esther in America. 

    Halpern, Stuart; Finman, Herschel (JCast Network, 2021-02-14)
    Welcome to The Jewish Hour with Rabbi Finman, for February 14, 2021. In this episode, Rabbi Finman talks to Stuart Halpern author of “Esther In America“.
  • The Tanakh in America with Guest Host Rabbi Dr. Stu Halpern. 

    Horn, Dara; Trapedo, Shaina (Koren Publishers Jerusalem, 2021)
    Although the First Amendment prohibits the state adoption of a single religion, the Tanakh, the Hebrew Bible, has been a core influence on the American people, Republic, and society ever since Christopher Columbus set sail ...
  • Take one: Eruvin 70 and 71. 

    Halpern, Stuart; Leibovitz, Liel (Nextbook, 2020-10-19)
    Today’s Daf Yomi pages, Eruvin 70 and 71, tell us that one point of setting up an eruv is to teach our children about the laws of eruvin. It's a surprisingly profound lesson, as Rabbi Dr. Stuart Halpern argues: In focusing ...