Full Tradition Archives Now Available Online!

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Tradition Archive Goes Online
Making 50 Years of Tradition Articles Available to the Public

The Rabbinical Council of America has announced that the entire archive of all the articles ever published in its flagship quarterly journal Tradition, has now been placed online. The archive appears as the highly respected journal completes its fiftieth year of publication.

Tradition, and the archives, can be seen online at www.traditiononline.org/archives. The journal is currently edited by Rabbi Shalom Carmy, while the online editor is Rabbi Shlomo Brody.

Almost 1500 past and current noteworthy articles and reviews that have appeared in Tradition over the years can now be seen, downloaded and printed out. Current Tradition subscribers can avail themselves of the full archives at no cost, while non-subscribers can download individual articles for a nominal $2.00 each. An annual subscription is $36.00, while on-line only subscriptions are $25. Both allow full access to the online edition and the archives. Special non-U.S. and student rates are available. Other than via the website, it is possible to subscribe by calling or emailing the RCA at 212 807 9000, or e-mailing.

The archives can be searched via a Google search engine at www.traditiononline.org, (or for that matter from anywhere on the Internet, but the onsite search engine can focus the search to Tradition itself,) and they can also be viewed and organized by title, author, date or issue, to facilitate the desired search result.

In addition, all the articles published originally in Tradition by the late Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik are available in the archives to the public, whether subscribers or non-subscribers, at no cost whatsoever.

About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TorahMusings.com, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student serves on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

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