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Miri Freud-Kandel

Miri Freud-Kandel is Fellow in Modern Judaism at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. She is co-convenor of the research seminar on the thought of Louis Jacobs mentioned above. Her publications include Orthodox Judaism in Britain Since 1913: An Ideology Forsaken.
What Do You Mean, “Modern Orthodox”?
As the current chief rabbi, Lord Sacks, approached retirement, and a new appointment is sought, three experts considered the inherent tensions of modern orthodox Jewish practice in Britain and beyond. What place can be found for women, for religious pluralism, for critical scholarship? As the society with which it interacts changes, can Modern Orthodoxy adapt? Israel-based scholar James Kugel joined UK communal leader Simon Hochhauser for a discussion chaired by Miri Freud-Kandel of th...