Tag: hevrutah

Preparing to Launch

As I approach ordination (now less than 200 days away according to my classmates’ official countdown), I have some mixed emotions. Part of me desperately needs a break from writing papers and studying for tests, yet I also know that I am going to miss the intensive study that I get to do as a student the moment I start…

Interfaith Ambivalence

I am fairly ambivalent regarding interfaith dialogue, which is the focus of my fellowship. On the one hand, as I am currently writing the chapter on my thesis about the Crusades, I see how bad the relationship between Jews and Christians once was! Even if nothing fruitful comes from interfaith dialogue, surely it is a good thing compared to the…