Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch

 

rabbi_samson_raphael_hirschRabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808-1888) articulated a strategy to allow Jews their traditional observances while participating actively in the modern world. Criticized from both the left and the right, his thought remains highly influential into the 21st century.

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Henry Abramson

Henry Abramson, PhD is Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Touro College South, Miami and is the author of several works in Jewish history and thought. @hmabramson

 
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  1. MiMedinat HaYam says:

    I wouldnt say criticized by the left and the right, as much as claimed by the left and right (with “updates” that emasculate his original opinions.)

 
 

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