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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 48–55.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Alick Isaacs Duke University Press 2005 S y m p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 BENAMOZEGH’S TONE A Response to Rabbi Steinsaltz Alick Isaacs In the present context and for the present audience, the contribution...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 228–240.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Rabbi Amnon of Mayence and Esther Minna of Worms Israel J. Yuval Translated by Naomi Goldblum Historians have increasingly, in recent years, become literary analysts. Chroni- cles have become narratives; debates...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 195–196.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Shira Wolosky Daniel Boyarin, Socrates and the Fat Rabbis (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009), 408 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009), 647 pp...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 292–311.
Published: 01 April 2012
... has nothing to do with their adversarial relations. The effort of this article is to show that, even before postmodernism was heard of, nationalist thinkers such as Rabbi A. I. H. Kook (1865 – 1935), Rabbi M. A. Amiel (1883 – 1946), Rabbi Abraham Hazan (1920 – 2003), and Professor André Neher (1914...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 373–384.
Published: 01 August 2020
... be two lovers in this narrative, there may be three objects of love: the rabbi, his wife, and the Torah. In the story, Rav Rehumi is so ravished by Torah that he forgets his wife. Since the narrative does not predicate that he chose not to visit her but, rather, that he was swept away, the author...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): 41–47.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz Duke University Press 2005 Sym p osium: Talking Peace with God s, Part 2 PEACE WITHOUT CONCILIATION The Irrelevance of “Toleration” in Judaism Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz The interactions that are possible between Jews and non...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 239–255.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Paul Fenton Five illustrations of exceptional instances of Muslim philo-Semitism are presented in this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia. The first appears in a responsum of the fourteenth-century Spanish rabbi Isaac Ben Sheshet dealing with the Muslim admission of Jewish...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 120–142.
Published: 01 January 2017
... and W. V. Quine, and in contrast to those of philosophical liberals, in particular J. S. Mill. Both the rabbis and the pragmatists emphasize the harmony that innovation must maintain with extant webs of meaning. Conceptions of objectivity and subjectivity in Jewish medieval rationalism and in early...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
...   —   was and - - - - - Isaacs • The Humility of Hypocrisy 239 that Savethat Life”Hebrew], [in Circumstances in Israel of Land the from Territory over “Handing article, his See Israel. of rabbi chief Sephardic and former head of Yosef,the Shas party...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (1): 16–33.
Published: 01 January 2006
... sage)Rabbi (talmudic Amora tothe attributed remarks critical well-known the by indicated is myth of the antiquity The origin. its toexplore effort hesitant and toamodest myself limit Iwill myth, ofthe vicissitudes ofthe all pretendtodiscuss Icannot Since tangle...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 88–124.
Published: 01 January 2020
... term meshumad, it may be useful to examine the lives of two Jews, the Catholic convert Oswald Rufenstein (1922 98), already mentioned, and Elijah Zvi Soloveitchik (c. 1805 81), an ultratraditionalist rabbi who, in his Hebrew commentary on the Gospels of Mark, Matthew, and Luke, argued...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 514–521.
Published: 01 August 2005
... mywindow off under pass peoplethat aboutIsay the Whatever right, my son.” right.” tobe both them pronounced and versions opposite entirely two heard myson.” right, “You judgment: also are passes then awhile, beard his strokes rabbi The ofevents. version own his gives...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 216–223.
Published: 01 May 2022
... enterprise, all the more so because the scene I am re-creating is a synchronicity: I see and absorb the entirety in an instant. But when I begin to speak of it, then I already break the picture up into words, into a linear text. The rabbi sinks into long thought, then his face brightens. “You, too...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 January 2017
... . The Last Rabbi: Joseph Soloveitchik and the Talmudic Tradi theTalmudic and Soloveitchik Joseph Rabbi: Last...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 508–519.
Published: 01 August 2003
... out of that window—looked out, not impassively like the Ostra Brama Madonna, but helplessly. Kahane, a rabbi, was hidden in the palace by the archbishop and his staff. Compared to the Ukranians in the park below, Rabbi Kahane was unfree. Compared with his fellow Jews...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (1): iv.
Published: 01 January 2005
... Winter 2005 COLUMNS Peace without Conciliation: On Cosmopolitanism The Irrelevance of “Toleration” in Judaism Neither Order nor Peace: Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz A Response to Bruno Latour 41 Ulrich...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 522.
Published: 01 September 2015
... UsaboutPolitics confronted with Elisha ben Avuya’s apostasy, Rabbi Meir continued to study with with study to Avuya’s ben continued Meir Rabbi apostasy, Elisha with confronted bathwater. When collaborationist the outbaby with modernist the not throw to careful she is latedevelopment, though...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 January 2008
... contact with Rabbi Salomon Azubi and Athanasius Kircher. Athanasius and Azubi Salomon Rabbi with contact enterprise broughtthat Europe. Itin ofinto this was studies Oriental ning him else between.in He waseverything alsoat forefrontthevery of begin thevery nearly and zoologist, classicist...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 10–19.
Published: 01 January 2002
... and to the Torah have suffered much at differ- ent times and in many places.”9 It is only natural that this history will influence and at times adversely affect our ongoing dialogue. I was deeply moved when I listened to some words of Rabbi Raymond Apple, the Senior Rabbi of the Great Synagogue, Sydney...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 522–523.
Published: 01 September 2015
... UsaboutPolitics confronted with Elisha ben Avuya’s apostasy, Rabbi Meir continued to study with with study to Avuya’s ben continued Meir Rabbi apostasy, Elisha with confronted bathwater. When collaborationist the outbaby with modernist the not throw to careful she is latedevelopment, though...