Lord Jakobovits in Conversation
Moral Brain, Moral Bible
How does the biology and evolution of the brain relate to the teachings of the Hebrew Bible regarding moral behaviour? What does the Hebrew Bible add to our evolved moral sense?
Here Joel Rutman attempts to answer these questions.
A masterful treatment of Hebrew...
New Age Judaism
Edited by: Rothenberg, Celia; Vallely, Anne
This edited volume explores a range of experiences and conceptualizations of New Age Judaism, an imprecise term denoting new and evolving forms of North American Judaism that are typically innovative, combinative, and often controversial. Chapters analyze the phenomenon of New Age Judaism from theoretical, theological...
Pioneer of British Zionism
Edited by: Caute, David
Maurice L. Perlzweig (1895-1985) was the eldest son of an immigrant Jewish cantor and musical composer. The young Maurice gained degrees at UCL and Christ's College, Cambridge. Having abandoned Orthodox Judaism, he became second minister at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue...
Rabbi Sacks and the Community We Built Together
The United Synagogue
Family and colleagues of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks from the UK as well as team members from his tenure as Chief Rabbi have joined to produce a new book of many original articles, photos, stories and Torah teaching to pay their tribute to...
Studies in Talmudic Logic and Methodology
In the traditional Talmudic methodologies, the subjects of Talmudic logic and methodology are generally treated together. With a few notable exceptions, there has been little attempt at a systematic presentation of such matters as the structure of the Talmudic arguments, the division of the sugya into its component parts,...
The Political and Social Philosophy of Ze'ev Jabotinsky
Ze'ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky (1880-1940) made his name as a journalist, novelist, poet, translator, soldier, linguist, and as one of the foremost orators of his day, mesmerizing his audiences in any of the seven languages he mastered. Above all, he was a charismatic political leader with rare prophetic vision...
Why Evolution Matters: A Jewish View
Why Evolution Matters examines the concept of evolution in relation to Judaism, showing that far from something to be avoided within the religion, evolutionary thought deepens an understanding of classic areas of Jewish concern, including free will, moral behavior, suffering, and death. The book presents a novel interpretation of...