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New!  Faith and Freedom Passover Haggadah
Faith and Freedom Passover Haggadah
 
Our Price: $24.95
Publisher: Urim
Author: Eliezer Berkovits
Format: Hardcover

Product Code: 16612
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Faith and Freedom Passover Haggadah presents selections of the writings of Rabbi Eliezer Berkovits, one of the major Jewish philosophers of the twentieth century, as a new and meaningful commentary for the Passover Haggadah. The Seder night experience will be enriched with the reading of the traditional telling of the Exodus along with Rabbi Berkovits' insightful and refreshing ideas that address crucial topics for the modern era.

About the Author:

Eliezer Berkovits (1908-1992) was a renowned philosopher, theologian, and talmudic scholar. He studied under Rabbi Yechiel Yaakov Weinberg at the Hildesheimer Rabbinical Seminary in Berlin, and he received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Berlin. He served in the rabbinate in Berlin (1934-1939), in Leeds, England (1940-1946), in Sydney, Australia (1946-1950), and in Boston (1950-1958). In 1958 he became chair of the philosophy department at the Hebrew Theological College in Chicago, and thereafter, in 1976 he made aliyah to live the remainder of his life in Israel. In addition to his numerous philosophical writings and articles, he was the author of nineteen books including Faith After the Holocaust, God, Man and History, and Not In Heaven: The Nature and Function of Halakha. He also wrote two works on Halakha that were published in Hebrew: Conditionality in Marriage and Divorce and Halakha: Its Authority and Function.

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