- A comparison of the Ten Commandments and The Prince of Egypt. Some interesting points are made.
- A tale of two Shafrans: The father, the gaon of Baku, and the son, a major thinker and mystic to whom much of the latest Daat (a Hebrew-language philosophy journal) is dedicated.
- I’m seriously thinking about following up on establishing mixed-chavruta places, but I need volunteers. Anybody game?
- New books: on critical historical decisions in the State of Israel, the Jewish community in Turkey, Professor Yehuda Elitzur‘s musings on the book of Shmuel, and a book that argues that Rav Kook was just as innovative a posek as he was a thinker.