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A Feast of Jewish Culture, in 10 Volumes

Cathy Carver

Jill Nathanson's painting "And I Will Write on These Tablets" (2005)
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A Feast of Jewish Culture, in 10 Volumes

Cathy Carver

Jill Nathanson's painting "And I Will Write on These Tablets" (2005)

It began with a phone call. "This is Felix Posen. Do you know who I am?"

On the other end of the line that day 12 years ago was James E. Young, a professor of Judaic...

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