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Daily Archives: October 16, 2008
Today, for my comps, I read some of Jacob Neusner’s Introduction to Rabbinic Literature. Neusner, like Martin Jaffee (I think), says that rabbinic literature moved from a focus on temple to emphasizing the sanctity of all Israelites. That was why … Continue reading
The following is part of a paper I wrote on influence, intertextuality, and James 2’s interpretation of the akedah (the binding of Isaac). It may be relevant to my Fishbane paper. ————————————-There are at least two models that are relevant … Continue reading
Until I was a sophomore in high school, I took a week or two off from school for the Feast of Tabernacles. My family would go to Virginia or Panama City, Florida. Of course, someone in my family had to … Continue reading
I just heard Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) at Hebrew Union College. I found out yesterday that she would speak about how Judaism influences her public life. This intrigued me because I’m interested in the relationship between religion and public life–or … Continue reading
Here’s a video of Obama’s talk with Joe the plumber.
Here are some reactions to tonight’s debate. I took notes, but I probably won’t cover everything I wrote down. I also want to share some articles I’ve come across over the past few days. 1. I pretty much agree with … Continue reading