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Co-author of Great is Peace: A Modern Commentary on Talmud Bavli Tractate Derek Eretz Zuta

Groups: Elders of Zion, Street Prophets

Home Page: www.halfjewish.wordpress.com

Diaries published: 28 (544 days since last diary on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 10:38 AM PST)

Comments posted: 1506 (544 days since last comment on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 10:38 AM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 891

Total Comment Ratings: 9

Most Recommended Diary: the why of anti-Jewish bigotry, 211 comments, 151 recommends

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bluebird of happiness's Most Recent Diaries:

This Torah portion begins with Jacob’s departure to travel to Laban’s home. Rashi says, “A righteous person’s departure from a place leaves a void. As long as this person lives in a city, he ...
by bluebird of happiness
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 10:38 AM PST with 8 Recommends
We learn in Genesis 6:08, immediately before Noah, that God worried creating humanity and the world was a mistake. In 6:11 we learn "the earth had become corrupt before God." What makes a person the ...
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Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 08:35 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Maybe you feel broken. I always have. From the time I was a small child, it was clear that I was not wanted and there was no place for me in the world. I felt worthless then, and fifty years later, ...
by bluebird of happiness
Comment Count 150 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 01:41 PM PDT with 112 Recommends
R’ Abraham Joshua Heschel begins God in Search of Man with the following words: It is customary to blame secular science and anti-religious philosophy for the eclipse of religion in modern ...
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Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 10:32 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The fervor and dedication applied to the interpretation of the Torah was a lot like a thousand-year chess tournament of International Grand Masters in which every square and every piece and every ...
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Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 06:52 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
According to tradition, Israel was a small tribe under the Patriarchs. We lost our freedom in Egypt, sprouted a new nation under Moses and Joshua, and continued as such until the end of Solomon's ...
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Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 07:05 PM PDT with 5 Recommends

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