Does Judaism Have Essential Beliefs?

by Rabbi Reba Carmel Discussed in this essay: The Basic Beliefs of Judaism: A Twenty first Century Guide to a Timeless Tradition, by Lawrence J. Epstein, Jason Aronson, 2013, 226 pages, and Unscrolled: 54 Writers and Artists Wrestle with the Torah, edited By Roger Bennett, Workman Publishers, 2013, 384 pages.   In 12th-century Egypt, the […]

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Three Perspectives on Modern Judaism

by Rabbi Reba Carmel Discussed in this Essay: The Modern Guide to Judaism, by Shmuely Boteach. 2012, Overlook TP, 208 pages. Breath of Life — God as Spirit in Judaism, by Rachel Timoner. 2011, Paraclete Press, 180 pages. Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language and Culture of Orthodox Judaism, by Sarah Bunin Benor. 2012, […]

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