Modern Orthodoxy and Its Future

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

Type: Other

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.