Einei HaEdah

A collection of sources to help those who don't want to buy into myths about Modern Orthodoxy, religious anti-Zionism, and other matters. NOTE: This is more of a database than a blog. NOTE #2: I refer to HaRabbanim HaGaonim Rav Moshe Feinstein, Rav Yosef Dov HaLevi Soloveitchik, and Rav Ahron HaLevi Soloveichik, Zichronam L'V'rachah, as "Rav Moshe, "the Rav," and "Rav Ahron."

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Let's All Be Sane

The Gedolim [Sages] are referred to as the "Einei HaEdah" ("eyes of the congregation;" cf. Shir HaShirim Rabbah 1:64; Tanya, Igeress HaKodesh, Igeress 14). HaGaon Rav Yitzchok Hutner, Zatzal, once said, “[T]he great Sages of the generation [are] the ‘eyes of the congregation’ and no sane person willingly ignores his own eyes” (quoted in “Rav Yitzhak Hutner’s Lecture to a Teacher’s Conference,” translated by Rav Shalom Carmy, in Tradition 19:3).