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Timeless Controversies from Abraham to Herzl
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Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz is the director of The Jewish Publication Society in Philadelphia and the spiritual leader of Congregation Adas Emuno in Leonia, New Jersey. He is the author of the acclaimed textbook Jewish Heroes, Jewish Values and several other works. Judaism's Great Debates is also available in a student edition by Behrman House, Inc.
Acknowledgments 000 Introduction: Arguing for the Sake of Heaven 000 Part One: Biblical Judaism 1. Abraham and God: The First Jewish Debate over Justice 000 2. Moses and Korah: The Debate over Holiness and Authority 000 3. The Five Daughters and the Twelve Tribes: The Debate over Inclusion 000 4. David and Nathan: The Debate over Accountability and Morality 000 Part Two: Rabbinic Judaism 5. Ben Zakkai and the Zealots: The Debate over Resistance 000 6. Hillel and Shammai: The Debate over Jewish Law 000 7. The Vilna Gaon and the Baal Shem Tov: The Debate over Spirituality 000 Part Three: Modern Judaism 8. Spinoza and the Amsterdam Rabbis: The Debate over Boundaries 000 9. Geiger and Hirsch and Frankel: The Debate over Religious Evolution 000 10. Herzl and Wise: The Debate over Zionism 000 Afterword 000 Notes 000 Room for Debate: Questions for Reflection and Discussion 000 Further Debate: Recommended Reading 000