Review of Dr. Raphael Shuchat’s Lecture onThe Vilna Gaon: Halakhist, Moderate Maskil or Kabbalist?

The Gaon of Vilna, Elijah ben Shlomo Zalman Kremer (1720-1797), was the topic of a special Revel lecture on Thursday, February 19th, “Vilna Gaon: Halakhist, Moderate Maskil or Kabbalist?” by Dr. Raphael Shuchat of Bar-Ilan University. This event was sponsored by the Esther Manischewitz Community Education Fund.

As the lecture title itself […]