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‘The Tenacy of Unreasonable Beliefs’ II

Here’s the second part of my interview with author Solomon Schimmel. Listen to the interview in full here. Read reviews of the book "The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth" here. Solomon: "To the extent that … Continue reading

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Aish Ha Torah Los Angeles – So Successful No One Goes There Anymore

I was chatting with a friend and asking him about Aish. "I don’t know," he said. "I don’t know anyone who goes there. Nobody does. They shut themselves off from the rest of the community. It’s a weird culty place." … Continue reading

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I’m A Righteous Man Because I Don’t Hate People In My Heart, I Hate Them On My Blog!

I have some reflections on the Torah’s injunction not to hate your neighbor in your heart. I’ve been studying Sefer HaChinuch (the 14th? century book of Jewish education) on Leviticus 19 (the Holiness Code). Which Jews are we allowed to … Continue reading

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