The author of a biblically themed opera, and perhaps of Havah Nagilah.
A look at the Washington Pentateuch.
Remembering Alexander Altmann.
But ignoring the great rabbinic commentaries on them.
A scholar bold enough to look at the big picture.
A “view of Judaism on its own terms.”
Campus anti-Semitism, then and now.
Remembering Yaakov Elman.
Yisrael Friedman Ben-Shalom.
Wisdom belongs to the discreet.
One of the Bible’s most important and most overlooked ideas.
And dissected the layers of the Mishnah.