Author: Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff

The Rebbe and the Rav

There was a knock on the door when I was visiting my rebbe, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, to express my condolences upon the loss of his mother. It was 1967. It was quite early and I was the only one with the Rav at that moment. I quickly opened the...

Rabbi Meir Kahane: His Life and Thought

Ours was a generation that grew up in the shadow of the crematoria and the glow of the Israeli flag. While I was American born, there were numerous survivors among my fellow students. This was true of both my elementary school, Yeshiva Rabbi Israel Salanter of the Bronx,