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Open Hillel, Open Shammai: Case Closed

Rabbi Daniel LandesThere is no argument that Jews argue a lot; the question is whether we argue Jewishly. Most of the time, we do not. This is sad – the power of the Jewish intellect is its ability to argue in order to get to the truth, which has served us well in the academy, in the laboratory, and in the judiciary, to name only a few places. But today we are faced with disputations that never reach a constructive resolution and indeed often fail to rise to a meaningful encounter

Read more: Open Hillel, Open Shammai: Case Closed | Daniel Landes | Ops & Blogs | The Times of Israel http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/open-hillel-open-shammai-case-closed/#ixzz2sUF17sLP

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