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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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Book Review | Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

21:15 28 December in 2013 January-February, Arts & Culture
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Will the Real Abraham Please Stand Up? Jon D. Levenson Princeton University Press 2012, $29.95, pp. 244 The synthetic term “Abrahamic,” habitually used to depict the shared foundation of the three major Western monotheistic faiths, has rapidly gained currency in recent decades. From academic experts in...

People of the Book: The Finkler Question and the New Anti-Semitism

15:38 24 November in Arts & Culture, Culture, History, Latest, Politics, Religion
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by Daniel Kieval In Howard Jacobson's Booker-prize winning novel, The Finkler Question, Jewish residents of London are increasingly alarmed by the growing number of anti-Semitic attacks worldwide. The characters receive streams of news reports in which anger or hatred toward Israel fuels violence toward Jews everywhere,...