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What Makes a Text Jewish?

What is considered a “Jewish text” changes over time.

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A Jewish Bookseller’s View

A perspective from one of Judaism’s honored professions–the Jewish bookseller.

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Two Jews, Three Opinions

It might be a cliché, but there is truth to the idea that Jewish culture emphasizes and values debate.

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Reading vs. Studying

Engaging in Jewish texts is a religious act, but also an act of communal identification.

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Conversational Torah

At Sinai, God started a conversation. Through centuries of commentaries and new interpretations, that conversation continues even today.

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