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Abraham Isaac Kook
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Email me when Back-In-Stock. Gideon Weitzman Publisher: Grow Publishers This Passover Haggadah presents the ideas of the great Israeli rabbi and thinker, Rabbi Kook, on the Haggadah and on Passover in general, making them available to the English speaking public for the first time. The full text of the Passover Haggadah appears in the original Hebrew with English translation. The commentary is in English. When the Jews left Egypt they achieved more than just physical freedom. They were now able to flourish and become a nation. This process did not stop, but continues until today.
LIGHT OF REDEMPTION: A Passover Haggadah Based on the Writings of Rav Kook
To mark the occasion of the seventh anniversary of TheTorah. The fact that academic biblical scholarship, including biblical criticism, Ancient Near Eastern studies and archeology, became accessible to readers from different backgrounds, and every month , readers are interested in it, is an amazing achievement. Motivating so many great scholars from all over the world to cooperate in this venture is not simple, and TheTorah. The staff of this project are open-minded and tolerant intellectuals, generally knowledgeable in many areas, including modern approaches to the Bible. Moreover, they love their mission, and their dialogue with their authors is full of respect and understanding.
One of the monumental societal changes that occurred in the 19th century was the abolition of slavery. That this was done primarily because of a moral argument made significant waves in Jewish thought at the time. If one human being owned and completely subservient to another human, without his or her own personal autonomy, is so despicable, how can it be that the Torah allows for it? On the contrary, Leviticus 25 can be read as encouraging ownership of slaves:. And as for thy bondmen, and thy bondmaids, whom thou mayest have: of the nations that are round about you, of them shall ye buy bondmen and bondmaids.