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  • Spiritual Agoraphobia

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    November 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    In the late Middle Ages, some Jews first banned and then instigated the burning of the books of Maimonides, the greatest philosopher Judaism ever produced. The book burning of 1232 was one episode in a controversy that lasted for some two centuries. The fight was not over Maimonides...