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King David’s Troubling Deathbed Instructions

Before his death, David commands Solomon to kill two men: Joab, his loyal general, and Shimei, his enemy, whom he had sworn not to kill.

Dr.

David Glatt-Gilad

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Chanukah, Daniel 11 and the Rabbis' Limited Knowledge of Jewish History in the Greek Period

Rabbi

Evan Hoffman

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Torah Narratives with Angels Never Actually Happened: Heretical or Sublime?

Maimonides believes that any story in the Bible with angels is a prophetic vision. Nahmanides calls this position “forbidden to believe” and claims they are real occurrences. Must the Torah be historically true or just philosophically?

Dr. Rabbi

David Frankel

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When God Punishes Israel: What Will the Gentiles Say?

Prof. Rabbi

Marty Lockshin

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Is Modern Critical Study a Jewish Way of Studying Torah?

The works of medieval exegetes such as Maimonides, Rashbam and Ibn Ezra demonstrate that Judaism has a long-standing tradition of studying the Torah critically.

Prof. Rabbi

Marty Lockshin

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