Shaul Magid is a professor of Jewish studies at Dartmouth College and a senior research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America.
Articles by Shaul Magid
Stuck between Passover and Shavuot
Shavuot is not just the culmination of Passover, but also its subversion.
Exodus: The Iron Cage of Power
A Hasidic teaching suggests that power, rather than bringing about liberation, achieves just the opposite.
Who are the Real Jews?
Once Jews confront the mythic origins of our own past, it's much easier to be sensitive to the mythic origins of others.
Joseph and Judah: From Neo to Post Hasidism
These two biblical brothers embody a tension that lies beneath the whole of Jewish tradition.