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A Fine Blend of Scholarly & Popular Jewish Books

Welcome to Kodesh Press

A Fine Blend of Scholarly & Popular Jewish Books

Reviews of 'Torah from Alexandria III: Leviticus'

How Did a Hellenistic Jew Understand Leviticus?

Torah from Alexandria: Philo as a Biblical Commentator: Volume III: Leviticus Edited by Rabbi Michael Leo Samuel Review by Rabbi Dr. Israel Drazin, May 20, 2015 Philo (about 20 BCE to about 50 CE) of Alexandria, Egypt, is one of Judaism’s great philosophers. The noted scholar Harry Wolfson wrote in his book Philo that Philo was the first […]

Reviewed! Torah from Alexandria: Philo as a Biblical Commentator

Torah and Philo-sophy: A Review of Torah from Alexandria: Philo as a Biblical Commentator Reviewed by Pesach Sommer (original link), January 5, 2016 I’m thinking of a Jewish thinker who showed-some would say, tried to show-that the Torah and Greek philosophy could be reconciled. He lived in Egypt and interacted with the leader of his country. […]

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