Tag Archives: Jacob Lauterbach

Book Review: Midrash And Mishnah

Midrash And Mishnah:  A Study In The Early History Of The Halakah, by Jacob Z. Lauterbach There are a great many reasons why I looked forward to reading this book and enjoyed it so much.  For one, the book was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ethics Of The Halakah

The Ethics Of The Halakah, by Jacob Zallel Lauterbach With friends like these, the halakah doesn’t need enemies.  Even if I did not find this to be the best of the author’s work, or even that accurate of a book … 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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