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‘Tzelem Elohim’ on Tatooine

Comment of the Week

Marc Tracy
May 11, 2012
(Ravi Joshi/Tablet Magazine)
(Ravi Joshi/Tablet Magazine)

Winner gets a free Nextbook Press book appropriate to his or her comment (if he or she emails me at [email protected] with his or her mailing address).

This week’s winner is “Etzion,” who, prompted by Simon Yisrael Feuerman’s musings on his minyan, observed, “Even the most established minyanim/shuls, with all of their ‘establishment types,’ have a cast of characters that would be at home at the Star Wars cantina. Yisrael reminds us to exert special effort to see their tzelem Elohim.”

Etzion gets Sherwin B. Nuland’s Maimonides, who I think would agree, and this video:

A Motley Minyan
Maimonides [Nextbook Press]

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.