Loving Truth and Peace: The Grand Religious Worldview of Rabbi Benzion Uziel

Loving Truth and Peace: The Grand Religious Worldview of Rabbi Benzion Uziel

by Marc D. Angel, Marc D. Angel
     
 

Rabbi Benzion Uziel (1880-1953) was one of the leading rabbinic figures of his generation. He served as Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and Salonika before becoming the Sephardic Chief Rabbi of the land of Israel (1938), a post he held until his death. This book draws on the various published writings of Rabbi Uziel to present his grand religious worldview. He dealt

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Rabbi Benzion Uziel (1880-1953) was one of the leading rabbinic figures of his generation. He served as Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and Salonika before becoming the Sephardic Chief Rabbi of the land of Israel (1938), a post he held until his death. This book draws on the various published writings of Rabbi Uziel to present his grand religious worldview. He dealt with issues that are of continuing concern to the Jewish people, such as conversion, halakhah in a modern Jewish state, the role of women in Jewish law, Jewish nationalism, and tolerance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765760340
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/1999
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
5.35(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.87(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Marc D. Angel is the rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel, the historic Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue of New York. Angel received his B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. from Yeshiva University; rabbinic ordination from the RIETS of Yeshiva University; and his M.A. in English Literature from the City College of New York. In 1992, he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Yeshiva University.

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