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Parashat Nitzavim-Vayelech (Deuteronomy 29:9-31:30)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/parashat_nitzavim-vayelech_deuteronomy_299-3130_20090909

The renowned Oxford professor Benjamin Jowett, the great 19th century translator of Plato, was the ultimate paradigm of the ivory-tower scholar. Once, as he was walking across the commons at Oxford, he stopped a student and asked, “Please can you tell me, am I walking toward or away from the cafeteria?”

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