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Marking the Rav's 120th birthday & upcoming 30th Yahrzeit

Marking the Rav's 120th birthday & upcoming 30th Yahrzeit

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On Sunday, March 5 starting at 7pm Israel time (12pm EST) WebYeshiva and TRADITION will mark the 120th birthday of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik zt”l and his upcoming 30th Yahrzeit with two special online conversations. Free registration at THIS FORM.


At 12 Noon (EST) / 7:00 PM (Israel time)

The Rav’s Students Across GenerationsRabbi Chaim Brovender in conversation with Mrs. Mali Brofsky

Rabbi Chaim Brovender is the founder and Rosh Yeshiva of WebYeshiva. He studied in the Rav’s shiur in the 1960s before arriving on Aliya and founding various institutions of Torah learning. (He served as editorial assistant to TRADITION at the time of the publication of “The Lonely Man of Faith.”) Mrs. Mali Brofsky, MSW, a senior faculty member at Michlelet Mevasseret Yerushalayim, runs a clinical social work practice and is an editorial board member of TRADITION.

At 1:00 PM (EST) / 8:00 PM (Israel time)

The Rav’s Enduring Legacy – Dr. Tovah Lichtenstein in conversation with Rabbi Jeffrey Saks

Dr. Tovah Lichtenstein, the daughter of Rabbi Soloveitchik and Dr. Tonya Soloveitchik, taught and practiced social work in Israel where she has lived since 1971. Jeffrey Saks is the founding director of ATID and its WebYeshiva program and editor of TRADITION.

March 5, 2023 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marking the Rav's 120th birthday & upcoming 30th Yahrzeit: Marking the 120th birthday of The Rav & his upcoming 30th Yahrzeit

Rabbi Jeffrey Saks is the founding director of ATID – The Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions in Jewish Education, in Jerusalem, and its WebYeshiva.org program. He is the Editor of the journal Tradition, Series Editor of The S.Y. Agnon Library at The Toby Press, and Director of Research at the Agnon House in Jerusalem. A three-time graduate of Yeshiva University (BA, MA, Semicha), Rabbi Saks has published widely on Jewish thought, education, and literature (see https://www.webyeshiva.org/rabbisaks/).