When Rabbis Are Turned Into Saints

Benjamin Brown’s book is the first to examine Rabbi Abraham Isaiah Karelitz, a formative figure in ultra-Orthodox society, in a critical and scholarly light.

Hehazon Ish: Haposek: Hama’amin Vemanhig Hamahapekha Haharedit ‏(The Hazon Ish: Halakhist, Believer and Leader of the Haredi Revolution‏), by...