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A YEAR WITH THE SAGES: Wisdom on the Weekly Torah Portion – Reviewed by Jack Riemer, The Boston Jewish Advocate

May 2019 – There are two main types of commentary on the Torah and on Rabbinic Literature. One kind is objective scholarship. The other is personal response. In objective scholarship, the writer strives to determine what was the original meaning of the Text. He studies the parallel literatures of antiquity. He uses ancient grammar. And […]

Press on ‘A Year with the Sages’

Publisher’s Weekly: Religion and Spirituality Announcements, 2019 A YEAR WITH THE SAGES: Wisdom on the Weekly Torah Portion – Reviewed by Jack Riemer This is Rabbi Reuven Hammer’s last book, and it is in some senses his best. Reuven Hammer had a long and distinguished career as a rabbi and as an educator during which […]

Press on ‘The Jews Should Keep Quiet’

Time Magazine: The U.S. War Refugee Board Helped Rescue Thousands During the Holocaust—Despite Franklin RooseveltAlgemeiner Journal – When Jewish Politics Trumped Holocaust RescueDetailed Looks at WWII Jewish Refugee Crisis and FDR, J WeeklyReview, Library Journal Fall Arts Guide, The Jewish Week

Press about ‘Typically Jewish’

Reform Judaism Blog: What is Chutzpah and why do Jews Have it? Kirkus Review World Religion News: The Core Elements of Jewish Identity: An Interview with ‘Typically Jewish’ Author Nancy Kalikow Maxwell Why Be Jewish? Two Pop-Culture Answers by Jordana Horn

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