Rav Shlomo Brody
Rav Shlomo Brody is a graduate of Harvard University, where he studied Jewish history, philosophy, and literature and has received semicha from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in Jewish philosophy at the Hebrew University, focusing on the philosophy of halacha.
Rav Brody's gemara shiur teaches the careful reading of rishonim that allows for critical analysis and conceptual understanding. Rav Brody teaches a number of shiurim relating to Jewish philosophy (Moreh Nevuchim) and contemporary halachic issues. Rav Brody's shiurim uniquely explore both the religious experience and current ideological debates in a manner which is religiously inspiring while intellectually rigorous and honest.
Rav Brody also edits the online version of the prestigious Tradition journal, including its acclaimed blog Text & Texture (text.rcarabbis.org), which features some of Orthodoxy's sharpest writers. His bi-weekly ‘Ask the Rabbi' column for The Jerusalem Post, focusing on questions of halacha, is read by thousands of print and online readers. His writings have also appeared in Jewish Action, First Things, Meorot, and other publications.