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Today I had the privilege of interviewing Rav Ronen Neuwirth about his fascinating new book ‘The Narrow Halakhic Bridge: A vision of Jewish Law in the Post-Modern Age’ (which also exists in hebrew as גשר ההלכה: פסיקת הלכה בדור פוסטמודרני). In ‘The Narrow Halakhic Bridge’, Rav Ronen provides an easy-to-read yet nuanced presentation about the halakhic process, along with a compelling argument about how halachic leadership must shift in our post-modern world from being defensive to visionary. But as Rav Ronen explained in our interview, this book is not just for Rabbis. Instead, it is for anyone with an interest in the current and future development of halacha, because halachic development emerges from the dialogue between halachic leaders and their communities who deserve relevant and effective halachic guidance. Having read ‘The Narrow Halakhic Bridge’ I can attest to the fact that it is a really wonderful book that is jam-packed with fascinating sources and refreshing insights about a range of topics that Jewish communities are facing today, and it is a book that I would highly recommend. To view the table of contents of ‘The Narrow Halakhic Bridge’ see https://ronen-neuwirth.com/narrow-halakhic-bridge/table-of-contents/, and to read the introduction, see https://ronen-neuwirth.com/narrow-halakhic-bridge/the-challenge-to-halakhah/. If you live in the US and would like to buy ‘The Narrow Halakhic Bridge’, you are in luck as you can purchase a copy with a 50% discount from https://ronen-neuwirth.com/special-50-discount/. If you don’t live in the US, the book is available via Amazon.com at https://amzn.to/3ixUulD. Anyway, I would love to hear your thoughts – so please comment below.
Posted by Johnny Solomon on Monday, July 6, 2020
Video Interview / Book Review
Rabbi Johnny Solomon interviewed Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth about his new book “The Narrow Halakhic Bridge”. It was a real meeting of minds! Rav Johnny is a graduate of Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh with an MA (Distinction) in Jewish Education, and Semicha from the Montefiore Kollel in London. In addition to teaching at Machon Ma’ayan, Rav Johnny teaches at Midreshet Lindenbaum & Midreshet Torat Chessed (MTC) and he is also an independent Jewish Education Consultant.
(Interview recorded 06/07/2020)
Interviews with Rav Ronen Neuwirth
Rav Ronen was interviewed on ILTV in 2017, explaining Jewish Festivals and Fasts to a broad audience of secular and religious Jews in Israel and around the world.