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Travel to Greece and Bulgaria with Moment

12:27 20 December in Featured
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[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Join us on Moment's Jewish Heritage Tour of Greece and Bulgaria. Together, we'll explore Greece and Bulgaria's rich Jewish traditions and histories, as well as the impact of the Holocaust. Plus, we'll experience Jewish life today in places rarely seen...

Hebrew Bible

Book Review | The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary, 3 vols. by Robert Alter

23:06 19 December in 2018 November-December, Arts & Culture, Featured
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The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary, 3 vols. by Robert Alter W. W. Norton 2018, 3500 pp, $125 [divider] When I first learned that Robert Alter had completed the task of singlehandedly translating the entire Bible, a project he commenced around 1995, my mind went to Lawrence of Arabia....

dear zealots

Book Review | Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land by Amos Oz

12:36 16 December in 2018 November-December, Arts & Culture, Featured
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Dear Zealots: Letters from a Divided Land by Amos Oz Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018, 138 pp, $15.31 [divider] Amos Oz’s modest new book of nonfiction is a container for some somber thoughts and for scraps left over from earlier lectures and books—refined and re-sorted, though ultimately not completely resolved. The...