Daily Archives: December 10, 2017

Ovadiah Yosef – The Early Years (1)

I’m listening to this lecture by Marc B. Shapiro for Torah in Motion. Apparently, the late Israeli sage Ovadiah Yosef did not come from a distinguished rabbinic family. He had two brothers who were not religious. The Sephardim have few … Continue reading

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Alt Right Torah – Parasha Mikeitz (Gen. 41:1-44.17)

This week’s Torah portion tells the story of “Joseph’s interpretation of Pharaoh’s dreams, Joseph’s rise to power in Egypt, and Joseph’s testing of his brothers.” * My cohost Dennis Dale asks: Is Judaism a proposition religion? * The story of … Continue reading

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