Tag Archives: rabbinic texts

The Feminist Sexual Ethics Project

Gail Labovitz writes for Brandeis University: There are several rabbinic passages which take up, or very likely take up, the subject of same-sex marital unions – always negatively. In each case, homosexual marriage (particularly male homosexual marriage) is rhetorically stigmatized … Continue reading

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I Interview Solomon Schimmel About His New Book, ‘The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth’

Listen to the interview here. Read part two of this transcript here. I find reviews of the book on amazon.com to be all over the place. Paul Shaviv (the principal of a Modern Orthodox day school in Toronto and father … Continue reading

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Better To Be Reform Than Secular?

Professor Marc B. Shapiro blogs: Returning to my conversation with R. Hayyim Sarne, which began with a discussion on Weinberg and moved into other areas, I was at his home for a good while and asked him many things. I … Continue reading

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