Rereading Israel: The Spirit Of The Matter by Bonna Devora HabermanRereading Israel: The Spirit Of The Matter by Bonna Devora Haberman

Rereading Israel: The Spirit Of The Matter

byBonna Devora Haberman

Hardcover | October 1, 2012

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Setting aside vitriolic debates and worn postures, Rereading Israel refreshes current conversations about Israel, opening Jewish sources to interpret Israel in critical, innovative, and inspiring ways. The book presents readers with an opportunity to engage ethically, intellectually, and emotionally, challenging them to apply the resources at their disposal to grapple honestly and creatively with land and people, history, text, and spirit. This consideration invites those who read into a deep exploration of their roles and their relationships to the destiny of a profoundly human and unfinished sacred project.

Bonna Devora Haberman is the founder and former director of the Mistabra Institute for Textual Activism at Brandeis University, and a former lecturer at Harvard University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has helped initiate a movement for women’s public participation and leadership in Judaism and also codirects YTheater, an...
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Title:Rereading Israel: The Spirit Of The MatterFormat:HardcoverDimensions:191 pages, 8.5 × 5.6 × 0.7 inPublished:October 1, 2012Publisher:Urim PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9655241246

ISBN - 13:9789655241242

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"[A] highly original book . . . . At once brisk and spiritual, Rereading Israel finds inspiration . . . for the construction of a mature, fulfilled Jewish nation state."  —Times of Israel