Category Archives: Marc B. Shapiro

Orthodox Judaism & Human Dignity

From Marc Shapiro: R. Ahron Soloveichik wrote: “Every human being, regardless of religion, race, origin, or creed, is endowed with divine dignity. Consequently all people are to be treated with equal respect and dignity. Anyone who fails to apply a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its History

Adam Ferziger writes: As such, from the outset of his prolific academic career Shapiro directed his energies toward exposing the underbelly of the picture that Schwab and his like-minded Orthodox compatriots sought to paint. He is by no means the … Continue reading

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Marc B. Shapiro Interview

Alan Brill writes: 11) How was it working for Professor Twersky as an advisor? As to how Twersky was as an advisor, I know that there are difficult stories from the decades before I was there, of students having to … Continue reading

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Free Speech & Jewish Law

From New Jersey Jewish News: Moderator Andrew Napolitano, a New Jersey Superior Court Judge from 1987 to 1995 and the current senior judicial analyst at Fox News Channel, kicked off a broad discussion of First Amendment controversies with a question … Continue reading

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The Agunah Problem, Part 1; Incarceration and Free Speech

Marc B. Shapiro blogs: As for the problem of women not being able to get a divorce because the man refuses, there are some important points that must be made which I don’t think everyone is aware of. Today, many … Continue reading

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