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Meir Soloveichik

Meir Soloveichick is a Contributing Editor of Azure. He is Associate Rabbi at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in Man¬hattan, and is currently working on his doctorate at Princeton University. His last contribution to Azure was "Locusts, Giraffes, and the Meaning of Kashrut" (Azure 23, Winter 2006).
Rabbi Akiva's Optimism

Rabbi Akiva's Optimism


How the Jewish People managed to persevere throughout the arduous centuries of exile.