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Chief Rabbi Lord Jakobovits (right) and Liberal leader Rabbi Sidney Brichto at a conference in the 1970s (Photo: Peter Fisher)
Books

The secret dialogue between Orthodox and Progressives

Former JC journalist Meir Persoff documents the history of the dialogue between Chief Rabbi Jakobovits and Liberal Rabbi Sidney Brichto

Thursday, March 15, 2018
The secret dialogue between Orthodox and Progressives
Chasidim celebrate Lag Ba'Omer at the annual pilgrimage to the tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai in Israel (photo: Getty)
Books

The phenomenal rise of Chasidism

Hasidism, A New History, David Biale and others, Princeton University Press, £37.95

Monday, February 12, 2018
The phenomenal rise of Chasidism
Books

A new history of Judaism

A History of Judaism, Martin Goodman, Allen Lane, £30

Thursday, November 9, 2017
A new history of Judaism
Martin Luther nails his 95 theses to the door of a church in Wittenberg in 1517
Features

Luther's debt to the Jews

The role of Hebrew should not be overlooked in the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

Monday, October 30, 2017
Luther's debt to the Jews