About the Author

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Meir Soloveichick is a Contributing Editor of Azure. He is Associate Rabbi at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in Manhattan, 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).

The Amazing Tie Between Ancient Israel and America's Founding Fathers

The Hebrew Bible lies at the center of the American imagination.

Rabbi Akiva's Optimism

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

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