Conflicting Visions: Spiritual Possibilities of Modern Israel

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Schocken Books, 1990 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 292 pages
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Looks at the issues facing Judaism today, the religious significance of Israel, divisions between Orthodox and secular Jews, and the quest for peace

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Contents

WE WERE AS DREAMERS THE CELEBRATION OF STATEHOOD
17
AND YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD
55
FOR BRETHREN TO DWELL TOGETHER DIVISIONS WITHIN
103
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About the author (1990)

Hartman, philosopher and social activist, is the founder and director of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and is one of the most respected theologians in the world. He is Professor Emeritus at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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