• Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz on Rethinking Jewish Identity at the 92nd Street Y

  • By: Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz
  • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Release date: 11-02-06
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: 92nd Street Y
  • 4.3 (65 ratings)

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Editorial Reviews

There are few religious scholars with as impressive a body of work as Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. With over 58 books to his credit, Rabbi Steinsaltz is considered one of the greatest rabbis in his generation and Time calls him a "once-in-a-millennium scholar". The wonderful series Live at the 92nd Street Y hosts this exemplary rabbi for an entertaining and educational night of conversation. Listen along as the rabbi discusses some of the most fundamental and puzzling questions surrounding the faith of Judaism and its people.
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Publisher's Summary

Hear from Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, a man Time calls a "once-in-a-millennium scholar". Explore challenging questions, such as, "Are Jews a nation, a religion, an ethnic group, or a race?", "Do Jews have unique character traits?", "What does it mean to be the 'chosen' people?", "What will become of the Jewish people?" Rabbi Steinsaltz has written 58 books on the Talmud, Jewish mysticism, religious thought, sociology, historical biography, and philosophy. He teaches at the Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem.
(P)2006 92 nd Street Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association
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By Christopher N. Brooks on 12-03-10

Steinsaltz makes me smile

Adin Steinsaltz is a great genius with a warm heart and in impish sense of humor that made me smile through this charming talk. He has an interesting quality of appearing to meander, until you realize that he is going right to the point.

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful


By Michael on 11-30-11

Wisdom from a humble master

Rabbi Steinsaltz offers his perspective on Jewish identity, both for those looking in from the outside and self-identified Jews who oftentimes find little to distinguish themselves from the greater American society. Are Jews a civilization, a religious expression, a race, an ethnicity...? More than just his declaration that Jews are, in fact, a family (with all of the baggage and value that are attached to that definition), Rabbi Steinsaltz's wisdom emerges from his particular love for every type of family member - even those who have been pushed away or pushed themselves away from living a distinctly Jewish life.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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By Amazon Customer on 01-03-18

Good lecture

I recomand this for everyone who is looking to understand the Jewish community, it will bring a big insight into their way of living.

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