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(Amalek) Regime Change in Israel (Note from the Liberal Pew)

Last Shabbat was Shabbat Zachor, the Shabbat before the commemoration of Purim. On this Shabbat Jews are enjoined to remember Amalek and to blot out his name. In the Bible, Amalek falls upon the camp of the Israelites, attacking those … Continue reading

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(Critique of Religion) Aharon Lichtenstein and Gerald Blidstein (Democracy and Halakhah)

The analysis below does not represent the view of an anti-religious and anti-clerical secularism. This critique of religion is internal to religion. By critique is meant demarcation: the limits of religion and the realm of values. I am working off … Continue reading

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