Daily Archives: November 8, 2018

Portland Anonymous: Fragment Seven

At first we liked the fact that #N/A was being nominated so much for awards, but eventually it became a problem. How would we preserve anonymity in the face of the attention that we were getting for the music?  Pretty … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishmael: Volume Three

Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishmael:  Volume Three, translated by Jacob Z. Lauterbach Unfortunately, when I first saw this book online I did not realize that there were three volumes to the work, and so this was the first one I ordered and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishamel: Volume Two

Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishamel:  Volume Two, translated by Jacob Z. Lauterbach Admittedly, I am approaching this obscure midrashic text in a somewhat backward fashion.  Having first received and read the third volume of this work, I was prompted to obtain the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishmael: Volume One

Mekilta de-Rabbi Ishmael:  Volume One, translated by Jacob Z. Lauterbach It is not my usual habit to read multi-volume books in reverse order, but that is precisely what happened here.  To be sure, this was not due in any way … Continue reading

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