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David J Goldberg

Contributors

David J Goldberg OBE is Emeritus Rabbi of The Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London. The author (most recently This is Not the Way: Jews, Judaism and the State of Israel) or editor of several books, his trenchant views about Judaism and Israel have appeared frequently over the years in newspapers, journals and on radio and TV.

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2012

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Navigating the boundaries of sacred and profane David Goldberg and Elli Sarah are two rabbis who have stuck by their convictions, approaching Judaism with boldness, passion and unfailing intellectual rigour.

Their books offer templates for ‘trouble-making Judaism’, drawing on a wide range of sources, each in their own way. Although the two have divergent opinions on many issues, both struggle to redefine the more radical aspects of Jewish heritage, rendering Judaism a rich and potent tool in shaping the future.

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Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.