Issues 09:10 When Jews Were Proselytizers

When Jews Were Proselytizers
Author: Susan Perlman

Why most Jewish people no longer seek to convert non-Jews.

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

Nothing in Vaysechvoos goes wrong just a little. If it’s worth a kvetch, it’s worth a moan. If it starts out as a bit of tsuris, it’ll become a disaster. The town meeting was to discuss preparations for the annual visit of the learned scholar, Ezra ben Nahum. The townspeople were all excited that this…

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