Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

This collection consists of lectures, speeches, and shiurim delivered by Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm prior to and during his years as President of Yeshiva University.

Rabbi Lamm received semikhah from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary in 1951 and a Ph.D. in Jewish philosophy from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies in 1966.

Rabbi Lamm was the spiritual leader of The Jewish Center in Manhattan from 1958 to 1976.  He became president of Yeshiva University in August 1976, and served in that capacity until 2003.  During the 17 years preceding his election as president, Dr. Lamm served on the Yeshiva University faculty, culminating in his appointment as the Erna and Jakob Michael Professor of Jewish Philosophy in 1966.  He is currently the Chancellor of Yeshiva University.

Technical note: These files were digitized from reel to reel tapes and cassettes. The recordings vary in sound quality and there are occasional gaps.

The Lamm Lectures Digital Collection was developed with assistance from the New York State Discretionary Grant Program.

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Aspects of the heter agunah. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni mid-year conference; yortsayt (yahrzeit) Shiur for Rabbi Dr. Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor

Aspects of the heter agunah. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni mid-year conference; yortsayt (yahrzeit) Shiur for Rabbi Dr. Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor

Book of Exodus, Lecture 11 and Lecture 12, Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Book of Exodus, Lecture 12, Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Book of Exodus, Lectures 7 and 8

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Book of Exodus, Lectures 9 and 10

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Book of Genesis, Lecture 15

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Has Synthesis Been Achieved?

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Book of Genesis, Lecture 02

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: October 27, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 03

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: November 03, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 04

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: November 10, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 05

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: November 17, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 06

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: November 23, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 07

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: December 01, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 08

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm, Rabbi Dr. Moshe D. Tendler

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: December 08, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 09

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: December 15, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 10

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: December 22, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 11

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: December 29, 1960

Book of Genesis, Lecture 13

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: March 09, 1961

Book of Genesis, Lecture 14

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: March 16, 1961

Book of Exodus, Lecture 1 and Lecture 2, Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: November 04, 1962

Book of Exodus, Lecture 2, Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: November 11, 1962

Book of Exodus, Lecture 5

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: December 09, 1962

Book of Exodus, Lecture 6

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: December 16, 1962

Psychology of Jewish Marriage

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: Hebrew Institute

Date: March 20, 1963

Rav Kook, Lecture 1. Life and Letters

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: October 20, 1963

Rav Kook, Lecture 2. Israel, Land, and Religion

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: November 10, 1963

The Gaon of Vilna

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: February 19, 1967

Rabbi Hayyim of Volozhin

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: March 05, 1967

Rabbi Hayyim of Brisk

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: March 19, 1967

Jerusalem the Golden, Lecture 2, Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: February 25, 1968

Jerusalem the Golden, Lecture 2, Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: The Jewish Center

Date: February 25, 1968

Is This The Messianic Age? The theology and politics of redemption

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: Unknown

Date: March 25, 1973

Yorzeit Shiur for Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor and for Rabbi Dr. Samuel Belkin

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Annual Yahrzeit Shiur

Location: Rabbinic Alumni Midwinter Conference

Date: March 14, 1977

Hokhe'ah tokhi'ah. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni Convention

Date: October 19, 1983

Hokhe'ah tokhi'ah. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni Convention

Date: October 19, 1983

Hokhe'ah tokhi'ah. Part 3

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni Convention

Date: October 19, 1983

Hirhur ke-dibur; Shome'a ke-oneh. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Yortsayt (yahrzeit) Shiur for Rabbi Dr. Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor

Date: March 26, 1984

Hirhur ke-dibur; Shome'a ke-oneh. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Yortsayt (yahrzeit) Shiur for Rabbi Dr. Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor

Date: March 26, 1984

Sheep and Shepherd: Ruminations on Leadership in Jewish Thought and Practice. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinical Council of America Convention

Date: June 16, 1993

Sheep and Shepherd: Ruminations on Leadership in Jewish Thought and Practice. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinical Council of America Convention

Date: June 16, 1993

Spirit of Elijah Rests Upon Elisha. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Chag HaSemikhah. 1994

Location: Yeshiva University

Date: March 06, 1994

Spirit of Elijah Rests Upon Elisha. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Chag HaSemikhah. 1994

Location: Yeshiva University

Date: March 06, 1994

Tekhelet be-tsitsit ba-Torah uva-mada. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni Reunion

Date: March 23, 1995

Tekhelet be-tsitsit ba-Torah uva-mada. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni Reunion

Date: March 23, 1995

Devarim she-ba-lev: li-demuto ha-hilkhatit shel Rabbi Isaac Elchanan. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni - Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) Midwinter Conference - shiur kelali

Date: March 12, 1996

Devarim she-ba-lev: li-demuto ha-hilkhatit Shel Rabbi Isaac Elchanan. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni - Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) Midwinter Conference - shiur kelali

Date: March 12, 1996

Dorm Talks. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: Yeshiva University

Date: April 22, 1996

Dorm Talks. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: Yeshiva University

Date: April 22, 1996

Tolerance Talk (Closed Minds and Open Hearts). Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Shmuel and Pearl Lamm Memorial Gemilut Hasadim Fund lecture

Location: Jerusalem

Date: October 12, 1996

Tolerance Talk (Closed Minds and Open Hearts). Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Shmuel and Pearl Lamm Memorial Gemilut Hasadim Fund lecture

Location: Jerusalem

Date: October 12, 1996

Kavanah in Keriat Shema. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni Shiur

Date: October 15, 1996

Kavanah in Keriat Shema. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni Shiur

Date: October 15, 1996

Orthodoxy and the Rest of the World: Challenges and Limits. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Yom Iyun

Date: September 24, 1997

Orthodoxy and the Rest of the World: Challenges and Limits. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Yom Iyun

Date: September 24, 1997

The Who, What, and Where of the Rabbinate. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Chag Ha-Semikhah

Date: March 22, 1998

The Who, What, and Where of the Rabbinate. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Chag Ha-Semikhah

Date: March 22, 1998

Isho mi-shum Hitsav. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni Mid-Year Conference

Location: Yortsayt (yahrzeit) Shiur for Rabbi Dr. Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor

Date: March 10, 1999

Isho mi-shum Hitsav. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Rabbinic Alumni Mid-Year Conference

Location: Yortsayt (yahrzeit)Shiur for Rabbi Dr. Samuel Belkin and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor

Date: March 10, 1999

Memorial Service for Yosef Burg. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Date: November 14, 1999

Memorial Service for Yosef Burg. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Date: November 14, 1999

Tainted Money for Noble Causes. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: Young Israel of Jamaica Estates

Date: May 06, 2001

Tainted Money for Noble Causes. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Location: Young Israel of Jamaica Estates

Date: May 06, 2001

The Rav: Recollections and Reflections. Part 1

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Tenth Yortsayt (yahrzeit)of the Rav

Date: March 26, 2003

The Rav: Recollections and Reflections. Part 2

Collection: Rabbi Doctor Norman Lamm Lectures

Creator / Speaker: Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm

Event / Occasion: Tenth Yortsayt (yahrzeit)of the Rav

Date: March 26, 2003