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Kol Nidre: Past, present and future.
(JSIJ - Jewish Studies, an Internet Journal, 2013)
Disembodied souls: the Nefesh in Israel and kindred spirits in the ancient Near East, with an appendix on the Katumuwa Inscription.
(SBL Press, 2015)
Biblical scholars have long claimed that the Israelites "could not conceive of a disembodied nefesh [soul]." In this book, Richard C. Steiner rejects that claim based on a broad spectrum of textual, linguistic, archaeological, ...
“Getting Along” in Parkchester: A New Era in Jewish–Irish Relations in New York City 1940–1970.
Abstract: The history of conflict between New York City’s Irish Americans and east European Jews dates back to the close of the 19th century. They disputed over jobs, union memberships, housing, and frequently over ...
Rav Abraham Isaac Kook's Orot HaTeshuva: Repentance as cosmology.
(Maggid Books, 2017)
The Jews have ever been a people molded by the written word. It is no coincidence, therefore, that certain texts have come to play key roles in the continuum of Jewish discourse. Books of the People: Revisiting Classic ...
Letting the facts get in the way of a good thesis: On interpreting R. Soloveitchik’s philosophical method.
(RIETS/Yeshiva University, 2012)
[Review of the book A Philosophical Retrospective: Facts, Values, and Jewish Identity by Alan Montefiore.]
(University of Notre Dame, 2011-11-04)
Review essay: Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides.
(University of Notre Dame, 2015-10-17)