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By Jonathan Magonet

A Rabbi Reads the Torah distils a life of biblical studies by way of a Jewish student dedicated to popularising the learn of the Hebrew Bible in its unique language, helped through the wealth of centuries of Jewish interpretation and debate, in addition to the easiest of contemporary literary techniques. The Jewish culture of interpreting a bit of the Torah, the 5 Books of Moses, on a weekly foundation in the course of the process unmarried yr, is a problem to discover anything new every time in a well-recognized textual content. those brief reports, in line with a favored radio sequence, provide unforeseen insights into the very diversified fabrics to be present in those Biblical books, in addition to indicating their relevance to the realities of non-public, social and political lifestyles at the present time. Rabbi Magonet’s own engagement in interfaith discussion opens the area of Jewish culture to the widest viewers of these inside of and past our assorted religion communities.

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