Daily Archives: April 20, 2021

The Scandals That Don’t Happen

I still remember to this day the experience that I had when my mum and I went to an evening meeting of the Spanish Honor Society when I was a freshman in high school, and my mother had to liven … Continue reading

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Book Review: Midrash And Multiplicity

Midrash And Multiplicity: Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer And The Renewal Of Rabbinic Interpretive Literature, by Steven Daniel Saks While I am somewhat familiar with Jewish midrashic literature, I must admit that I am not very familiar personally with the Pirke-de Rabbi … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Religious Study Of Judaism

The Religious Study Of Judaism, by Jacob Neusner One of the issues with this book, and many like it, is that the author thinks of himself as a sound historian of religion. It is immensely difficult to be a good … Continue reading

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