Sifre: A Tannaitic Commentary on the Book of Deuteronomy

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 1986 - History - 576 pages
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The midrashic interpretation of Scripture was a unique development of early rabbinic Judaism in which the text of Scripture was expounded and expanded, providing opportunities for different opinions and for making the text relevant to the contemporary reader.

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Rabbi Reuven Hammer, PhD, is a world renowned scholar, an inspiring Jewish educator and noted Jewish leader. He was named one of the Forward 50a list of the most influential members of the American Jewish communityand is a former president of the International Rabbinical Assembly. He is a recipient of the Simon Greenberg Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Rabbinate by the Zeigler Rabbinical School of American Jewish University. A prolific writer, he is the author of many books, including, The Torah Revolution: Fourteen Truths That Changed the World (Jewish Lights) and Entering the High Holy Days, a winner of the National Jewish Book Award. Rabbi Reuven Hammer, PhD, is also available to speak on the following topics: Revolutionary Torah The Symphony of Prayer Making Prayer Meanigful Religion in Israel: Too Much or Too Little Political Ethics in Israel

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