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  • The last Jews of Spain

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 13, 2015 | 2:17 pm

    I was in Spain the day before Simchat Torah when my Israeli friend suggested we honor the holiday by walking through Sevilla’s Jewish quarter – La Juderia de Sevilla.

    It was a terrible way to celebrate.

    Sevilla’s Jewish quarter – or, rather, what once functioned as Sevilla’s...

  • Isaac Asimov, Two Foundations and the Jews

    By Roger Price

    July 12, 2013 | 8:48 am

       Abraham Joshua Heschel, the renowned 20th century philosopher, understood that gaining “control of the world of space” is one of the main tasks of humankind.  The result of the conquest of space is “technical civilization.” But, Heschel argued, “(l)ife goes wrong when the...