18 10, 2013

The relatively recent origin of Yizkor

By |2013-10-18T08:19:18-07:00October 18th, 2013|Book Reviews|

                                                                                   Review by Israel Drazin                                  May God Remember Memory and Memorializing in Judaism Yizkor Edited by Rabbi Dr. Lawrence A. Hoffman Jewish Lights Publishing, 2013, 283 pages   This is the fourth volume in the very informative “Prayers of Awe Series” edited by Dr. Hoffman where he offers essays by some three dozen [...]

31 08, 2013

Haazinu – Beyond the Text

By |2013-08-31T21:02:11-07:00August 31st, 2013|Thoughts|

The following is a brief version of an excerpt from “Beyond the Bible Text” by Rabbi Dr. Stanley Wagner and me that will be published in September 2013. We usually put three articles for each biblical portion, generally discussing thought-provoking subjects that people will not find elsewhere. This week’s essay is from HA’AZINU. While I [...]