Yehudah Mirsky is a former US State Department official. He teaches Judaic and Israel Studies at Brandeis University, and is the author of Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution. His twitter feed is @YehudahMirsky.
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The End of the World That 1948 Made

Seven decades later there are still lessons to be learned about history, politics, and human nature from that pivotal year

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Rav Kook’s Pre-Zionist Spiritual Diary

An important new publication, from manuscript, of first chief rabbi and leading thinker of religious Zionism Abraham Isaac Kook’s hitherto nearly unknown 1890’s spiritual diary reveals a man working out the tensions in his nascent theology

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The Shtiebel

Remembering the heilige yid of Manhattan’s West Side in the 1960s and ’70s

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