Conversion, “Catholic Israel,” and the Jewish Future: An Exchange

In our Winter 2020 issue, JRB editor Abraham Socher reviewed God Is in the Crowd: Twenty-First-Century Judaism. Socher’s original article can be found here.

Tal Keinan penned an interesting response to that review which can be found here, and Abraham Socher’s rejoinder can be found here.


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