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  • Atheists of the Book

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    November 14, 2012 | 4:18 pm

    Jews have long been called the People of the Book, but the fact is that we elevate words and even letters to the realm of the sacred. The name of God is so holy in pious tradition that we are not permitted to speak it aloud, and some of the glorious wordplay of Jewish texts,...