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Jews & Tattoos: The Biblical Body as Canvas
Humans have always been intrigued with the canvas of the natural body. Body marking is one of several ways of altering its appearance.
Professor of Bible, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati
Poverty, Avoiding the Judgment of Hell, and the Responsibility of the Non-Poor
The Talmud (B. Bava Batra 10a) presents a fictional and fascinating dialogue between a Roman named Tineius Rufus and the famous Rabbi Akiva.
Emily S. and Rabbi Bernard H. Mehlman Chair in Rabbinics; Professor of Codes and Responsa Literature, HUC-JIR/New York