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“Christopher Columbus was originally going to sail on August 2, 1492, a day that happened to coincide with the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av, marking the destruction of the First and Second Holy Temples of Jerusalem. He postponed this original … Continue reading
#otdimjh 24 November 1632 Birth of Benedict (Baruch) Spinoza – post-Jewish, post-Marrano and post-Christian Messianic Judaism?
Born 24 November 1632 – died 21 February 1677 (aged 44), buried in a Christian grave The literature on Spinoza as philosopher, heretic and free-thinker is complex and demonstrates several different ways of reading his thought. For our purposes a young … Continue reading