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23 May 2013 “Socratic Torah” identifies Hellenistic Methods in Emergent Rabbinic Judaism #otdimjh

It has long been argued that Judaism and Hellenism have been two mutually exclusive modes of thinking, but Jenny Labendz’s book adds to the growing weight of literature challenging this point. Emerging Rabbinic Judaism engaged with the philosophical methods of … Continue reading

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15 March 1473 Three days of rioting leads to expulsion of Jews from Cordoba  

Tensions arose in Córdoba, the city of Maimonides,the great rabbi, diplomat, philosopher and doctor of two centuries before, when the Moslem rulers allowed the flourishing of a golden age for the Jewish people. Now, under Christian rulers, it became the location for … Continue reading

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