Is It Better To Be Feared Than Loved?

A half dozen years ago we discussed the idea of Pinhas (and) Eliyahu’s unsuitability for leadership roles due to the incompatibility of zealousness with leadership. My friend M.W. recently pointed out to me that Rav Reuven Katz develops this idea further, asserting that zealotry is only acceptable as a הוראת שעה, not as a שיטה: […]