Shaul Magid is the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Professor of Jewish Studies at the Borns Jewish Studies Program and the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University/Bloomington and Kogod Senior Research Fellow at The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. His latest book is Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism, Christianity, and the Making of Modern Judaism. His forthcoming book is A Voice Calls, or The Talmud and the New Testament: Elijah Zvi Soloveitchik’s Commentary to the New Testament.
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The Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto

How Kalonymous Kalman Shapira's ‘Holy Fire’ spread out of the Holocaust and into the non-Hasidic world

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Is It Time to Take the Most-Published Man in Human History Seriously?

A new biography of Jacob Neusner examines his ‘complicated, colorful, and unappreciated intellectual life’

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West Bank Rabbi Menachem Froman’s Zionist Post-Zionism, and What It Can Teach American Jews

The late Kookist leader’s belief in spirituality over politics also has a message for Israel’s religious right

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My Teacher’s Son: A Memoir of Heresy Is Marked By a Father’s Unnerving Piety

In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling

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Stuck Between Berlin and Jerusalem

What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem?

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American Jews Must Stop Obsessing Over the Holocaust

Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora

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The Soloveitchik Who Loved Jesus

A Yale president’s forebear was an enigmatic and pro-Christian member of the famed rabbinic dynasty

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Carlebach’s Broken Mirror

Shlomo Carlebach, who died 18 years ago this week, was a reflection of the pain of post-Holocaust Jewry

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