Creating High-Tech Maps of the Talmud’s Webs of Sages and Citations

Making use of software that can analyze large collections of interrelated data, scholars of Jewish religious history have begun trying to make maps of the connections among various rabbis. Michael Satlow, who is engaged in one of these projects, explains the specific problem presented by the Talmud that he seeks to address:

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More about: Talmud, Technology

The UK’s Ban on Hamas Is a Belated Step in the Right Direction

Nov. 29 2021

Twenty years after Britain outlawed Hamas’s military wing, the home secretary, Priti Patel, has decided to proscribe the entire organization. Stephen Daisley applauds this decision, but observes that London does not yet seem to recognize the dangers of what Hamas represents:

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More about: Hamas, Palestinian Authority, Palestinian terror, United Kingdom