Coherent Judaism: Constructive theology, Creation & Halakhah: A book review by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen

April 21, 2021 by  

I am sure that a number of my colleagues (and friends) would question whether Judaism could ever be coherent, especially with the words Halakhah as well as theology in its title. [Read more]

Last Kings of Shanghai: a book review by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen

March 11, 2021 by  

There are many who will read this review who would have heard of the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara who issued some 1800 visas in Kovno in 1940 which enabled the holders to transit Japan and spend the war years in Shanghai. [Read more]

The Miracle Typist: a book review by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen

February 24, 2021 by  

Leon Silver’s The Miracle Typist is a powerful true story of one soldier’s long journey home. [Read more]

The Freedom Circus: a book review by Geoffrey Zygier

December 3, 2020 by  

As the years pass by and the number of survivors dwindles, the stream of Holocaust-themed books continues to gush. [Read more]

Reason to Believe: The Controversial Life of Rabbi Louis Jacobs

November 19, 2020 by  

It seems strange that I received this book on the day I heard about the death of Jonathan Sacks, the Emeritus Chief Rabbi of the United Synagogue of the United Kingdom…writes Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen. [Read more]

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