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Does Jewish Logic Necessarily Lead to Israel?

Does Jewish Logic Necessarily Lead to Israel?

Alex Adam November 24, 2017 0

Jacob Abolafia on the existential and political character of 20th-century American Jewish life O you youths, western youths, So impatient, full of action, full of manly pride and friendship, Plain I see you, western

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MRBlog | What Jews Kvetch About When They Kvetch About Bernie Sanders

MRBlog | What Jews Kvetch About When They Kvetch About Bernie Sanders

MRB April 15, 2016 0

By Sandra Fox How the Democratic candidate for President is the newest pretext for an old debate over acceptable American Jewish identity In the past weeks leading up to the Democratic primary in New

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MRBlog | Christian First, American Second: On Prioritizing (and Performing) Presidential Identities

MRBlog | Christian First, American Second: On Prioritizing (and Performing) Presidential Identities

Thomas J. Whitley January 26, 2016 2

By Thomas J. Whitley Back in September 2015 presidential candidate Ben Carson said that for a Muslim to be president “you have to reject the tenets of Islam.” He had taken quite a bit

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Directions in the Study of Religion: Identity Formation

Directions in the Study of Religion: Identity Formation

Kristian Petersen December 15, 2015 0

The malleability of identity formation: Kristian Petersen talks with Steven Ramey, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama, about the new Equinox book series called Culture on the Edge: Studies in Identity

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MRBlog | Embracing the Terrorist Narrative

MRBlog | Embracing the Terrorist Narrative

Thomas J. Whitley February 20, 2015 1

By Thomas J. Whitley Do as I do and not as I say. This seems to be the message of President to Obama to the world when it comes to religious acceptance. But first,

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The Vanishing Jews of Antiquity – By Adele Reinhartz

The Vanishing Jews of Antiquity – By Adele Reinhartz

Adele Reinhartz June 24, 2014 29

How should one translate the Greek term ioudaios? As a young girl in 1950s and 60s Toronto, I attended the Workmen’s Circle Peretz School (Arbeter Ring Peretz Shul) each day after public school. Most of

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Move Over, Mendelssohn – By Daniel B. Schwartz

Move Over, Mendelssohn – By Daniel B. Schwartz

Daniel Schwartz January 13, 2014 0

Daniel B. Schwartz on Eliyahu Stern’s The Genius: Elijah of Vilna and the Making of Modern Judaism Biography has long figured prominently in scholarly and popular thinking about the origins of Jewish modernity. If we could

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