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Extremism In Aleppo, Syria

In his Oct. 25, 2010 lecture on R. Elijah Benamozegh for Torah in Motion, Dr. Marc B. Shapiro says: There has been a trend of extremism in Aleppo for a long time… The Aleppo Syrian [Jewish] community burned this book … Continue reading

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Gershon Hepner’s New Book

Anon writes: About the time Dr. Gershon Hepner returned to prison life, his new book of Torah commentary was published (Legal Friction: Law, Narrative, and Identity Politics in Biblical Israel). In this book, he takes many stands that would qualify … Continue reading

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The Jewish Journal This Week

Rob Eshman emails: Just wanted to draw your attention to some good content this week: First, a Torah commentary by Steven Spielberg: http://www.jewishjournal.com/chanukah/article/spielberg_feted_by_adl_gives_midrash_20091211/ Sheldon Roth, the father of Eli Roth, who plays “The Bear Jew” in “Inglourious Basterds,” is a … Continue reading

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