Literary Nonfiction. Jewish Studies. This collection of essays by a rabbi known internationally as "one of the most thoughtful voices in contemporary Judaism" looks at the weekly Torah portion through the eyes of philosophy, contemporary controversies, and personal struggles. Written in Rabbi Cardozo's characteristic style, this collection offers something for many different types of readers: laymen and clergy, full-time students and intellectually curious practitioners, Jews and non-Jews alike.
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Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo is the author of 13 books and numerous articles, most recently the nonfiction book CARDOZO ON THE PARASHAH: BERESHIT ESSAYS ON THE WEEKLY TORAH PORTION (Kasva Press LLC, 2019). A sought-after lecturer on the international stage for both Jewish and non-Jewish audiences, Rabbi Cardozo heads a think tank focused on finding new Halachic and philosophical approaches to dealing with the crisis of religion, identity among Jews, and the State of Israel. Hailing from the Netherlands, Rabbi Cardozo is known for his original and often fearlessly controversial insights into Judaism. Rabbi Cardozo is the Founder and Dean of the David Cardozo Academy and the Bet Midrash of Avraham Avinu in Jerusalem.Author City: MINNEAPOLIS, MN USA