30.05.2012 09.Siwan. 5772
Judaism’s core concepts can revitalize civilization, writes Rabbi Reuven Hammer.
Prof. Reuven Hammer has authored a number of books throughout his extensive career, initially in the US and for the last 40 years here in Israel. Several of those works have focused on aspects of the Torah, since the author, a Jerusalem Post columnist, has been highly involved in the study of that subject. In his new work, The Torah Revolution: Fourteen Truths that Changed the World, his aim “was to discover and to explore those core concepts on which the original religion of Israel was based, as expressed in the Torah.” In so doing, he says, “I have concentrated on revealing the ideas that were espoused when the Torah was first conceived.”…