Rabbi of "Ohr Chadash" Ramot, Jerusalem; rabbinical judge and legal scholar. Teaches at Yeshivas Chedvas HaTorah and at Hebrew University, heads the Charedi division at The Tikvah Fund, founder and editor-in-chief of "Tzarich Iyun". Has published hundreds of articles on Jewish law (predominantly on the Dinonline platform) and thought, alongside academic publications. Author of Binyan HaShtar (on workings of legal documents) and Prophecies and Providence.

The Challenge of Change

Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer | Iyar 5781, May 2021

Two known strategies for managing social change are conservatism and progressivism. Judaism, however, fits neither...

A Time for New Leadership

Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer | Sivan 5781; May 2021

The recent disaster at Meron leads inevitably to the question of responsibility, which nobody seems...

Toward a Charedi Middle Class

Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer | Elul 5778, August 2018

In recent years large swathes of Charedi society are undergoing a gradual process of adopting...

Making the Most of Opposition

Rabbi Yehoshua Pfeffer | Tamuz 5781; June 2021

Entry into political opposition is a harsh decree for Charedi politics. But though painful, our...