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Remembering Jacob Neusner, My Rebbe

In the 1950s, Jewish intellect Jacob Neusner studied Torah at Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem. It was a year that changed his entire outlook. He died on Saturday in New York at the age of 84.

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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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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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On the Bookshelf

Gambling, speculating, and other numbers games

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Second Life

How Judaism remade itself in the wake of the Second Temple’s destruction

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