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David Ben-Gurion

Why Now? Toward a Sociology of Knowledge Analysis of TheTorah.com

The interest in Project TABS – TheTorah.com has been widespread across many communities, but the extensive interest in the Orthodox community may seem surprising for some, and likely would not have been the case a decade ago. In this essay, Prof. Chaim Waxman, a prominent scholar of Jewish sociology, offers an analysis of why the approach taken by TABS has found such a large audience among the Orthodox at this time.

Prof.

Chaim I. Waxman

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Israel's Declaration of Independence and the Biblical Right to the Land

Israel’s Declaration of Independence defends the right of Jews to the land, invoking the ancient connection between the people of Israel and the land of Israel going back to biblical times. But does Ben-Gurion’s Declaration conform to biblical thought?

Prof.

Nili Wazana

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