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Love and the Bible: A Conversation with Ilan Stavans

Love and the Bible: A Conversation with Ilan Stavans
By March 1, 2008

In a series of six conversations and an epilogue recently published in book form under the title of Love and Language (Yale University Press, with Verónica Albin), Ilan Stavans explores a wide spectrum of cultural views towards love through language, … Read More

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Is Kabbalah Mysticism? Continuing the Debate

Is Kabbalah Mysticism?  Continuing the Debate
By March 1, 2008

Is Kabbala Mysticism? Another View by Shaul Magid I In a provocative essay “Jewish Mysticism in the University: Academic Study or Theological Practice?” (Zeek December, 2007) Boaz Huss raises a series of questions that should challenge academics and non-academics alike … Read More

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Love and the Bible

Love and the Bible
By March 1, 2008

In a series of six conversations and an epilogue recently published in book form under the title of Love and Language (Yale University Press, with Verónica Albin), Ilan Stavans explores a wide spectrum of cultural views towards love through language, … Read More

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(De)Programming the Middle East: A Conversation with Jamal Dajani

(De)Programming the Middle East: A Conversation with Jamal Dajani
By March 1, 2008

If you haven’t seen it before, Mosaic will change the way you think about the Middle East. A thirty-minute daily news report aggregating content from the region’s major television news outlets, this seven-year old program airing on Link TV has … Read More

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Is Kabbalah Mysticism? Continuing the Debate

Is Kabbalah Mysticism?  Continuing the Debate
By March 1, 2008

Is Kabbala Mysticism? Another View by Shaul Magid I In a provocative essay “Jewish Mysticism in the University: Academic Study or Theological Practice?” (Zeek December, 2007) Boaz Huss raises a series of questions that should challenge academics and non-academics alike … Read More

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The Blues, Prayer, and Unrequited Love

The Blues, Prayer, and Unrequited Love
By March 1, 2008

“The Blues ain’t about making yourself feel better,” said Bleeding Gums Murphy to Lisa Simpson, “it’s about making other people feel worse.” Sing on, Bleeding Gums! From beyond the grave! Teach us what we need to know about prayer. Prayer. … Read More

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(De)Programming the Middle East: A Conversation with Jamal Dajani

(De)Programming the Middle East: A Conversation with Jamal Dajani
By March 1, 2008

If you haven’t seen it before, Mosaic will change the way you think about the Middle East. A thirty-minute daily news report aggregating content from the region’s major television news outlets, this seven-year old program airing on Link TV has … Read More

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Ruth Wisse’s Sermon

Ruth Wisse’s Sermon
By March 1, 2008

Reviewed: Ruth R. Wisse, Jews and Power Schocken, 2007. Jews have a long and intriguing tradition of tracing the roots of Jewish powerlessness to Judaism itself. In a well-known aside in his Theological-Political Treatise, the philosopher and Jewish apostate suggested … Read More

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