Publication Date: June 2006
Publisher: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Author(s): Norman Lamm; Manfred Gerstenfeld
Research Area: Culture and religion
Keywords: Religious Denominations; Orthodox Judaism; Gender; Jewish-Christian Relations
Coverage: United States
In this interview, Norman Lamm, the current chancellor and previous president of Yeshiva University, explores the major characteristics of Modern Orthodoxy. Rabbi Lamm explains the concept of Torah Umadda (Torah and Wisdom) and delves into the Modern Orthodox attitude towards such topics as the State of Israel, female Talmud study, interconfessional dialogue and outreach.