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Rabbi Shmuley Debates Richard Dawkins

02.05.2008

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The 1996 debate at Oxford featuring four eminent participants, including noted biblical scholar Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins.

The panelists tackle the issue of whether or not God, and by extension, religion, is needed for there to be goodness in the world. Rabbi Boteach boldly asserts that the greatest tragedies of the 20th century were not only removed from religious motivations, but were responsible for more casualties than religious wars in all other times put together.

Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi (The Alter Rebbe) Jewish Biography as History

16.02.2014

Author of the Tanya, a hugely influential 18th-century work of Jewish spirituality, Rabbi Scheur Zalman of LIadi is considered the founder of the Chabad (Lubavitch) movement.

This Day in Jewish History / Regensburg’s Jews are driven out of the city
Haaretz
This Day in Jewish History / Regensburg’s Jews are driven out of the city. The 500-year-old community of this Bavarian city, expelled in 1519, was not permitted to return until 1669. By David B. Green | Feb. 21, 2014 | 5:57 AM 
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This Day in Jewish History / Senator McCarthy’s infamous counsel, Roy Cohn, is 
Haaretz (blog)
This Day in Jewish History / Senator McCarthy’s infamous counsel, Roy Cohn, is born. Cohn was a hard-living closet homosexual who persecuted gays and Communists before his downfall. By David B. Green | Feb. 20, 2014 | 6:37 AM 
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