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An autobiography by a Jew who should never have been
Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo heads the David Cardozo Academy in Jerusalem. A prolific author and lecturer, he is one of the most thoughtful and creative thinkers in the contemporary Jewish world. To receive his weekly “Thoughts to Ponder”, please visit www.cardozoacademy.org. This article appears in Issue 16 of Conversations, the journal of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals.
An important new book on an important issue
Dr. Israel Drazin is the author of twenty-two books, including a series of five volumes on the Aramaic translation of the Hebrew Bible, which he co-authored with Dr. Stanley M. Wagner, and a series of four books on the twelfth century philosopher Moses Maimonides, the latest being Maimonides: Reason Above All, published by Gefen Publishing House, which he wrote alone. His website is www.booksnthoughts.com.
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