Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, who died this week at 81, saw the obligation to be faithful and to teach other as self-evident — it was his default way of living.
Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, a leader of the Israeli national-religious movement and a prominent Modern Orthodox scholar, has died.
That fight over the post of Israeli chief rabbi is more than meets the eye. It will affect marriage and conversion. And it even has powerful implications for the peace process.