In our Fall 2017 issue, Abraham Socher examined Aristotle’s akrasia and Maimonides’s teshuvah with an eye toward establishing whether true repentance was possible. His original article can be found here.
The piece prompted Andrew N. Koss of Mosaic magazine to lay out an argument that the mussarists might have found a solution to the “modern crisis of moral thought.” His response, which appeared in our Winter 2018 issue, is here.
Abraham Socher’s rejoinder to Koss, also in the Winter 2018 issue, can be found here.
David Assaf introduces us to Hasidic Rebbes who ride into small towns and take over. (If cowboys were Hasidim, this would be Deadwood.)
Nietzsche’s reception has been sharply divided between anti-Semitic and philo-Semitic readings. Richard C. Holub's new book explores how the philosopher's views changed over time and whether some of his statements about Jews should be attributed to another hand.
A new crop of books about Jesus, by Jews and for Jews.
It is in his stories, rather than his novels, that Malamud emerged as a unique writer. A new series brings new exposure to both.