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Shaul Magid

Shaul Magid is Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College and Kogod Senior Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. His many books include Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism, Christianity, and the Construction of Modern Judaism and From Metaphysics to Midrash: Myth, History, and the Interpretation of Scripture in Lurianic Kabbala. He lives in Thetford, Vermont.
Meir Kahane: Jewish Radical
Meir Kahane came of age amid the radical politics of the counterculture, becoming a militant voice of protest against Jewish liberalism. In the US he founded the Jewish Defense League in 1968 and then the ultranationalist KACH after his immigration to Israel in 1971, before his assassination in 1990. The incisive new biography from Dartmouth College Professor of Jewish Studies Shaul Magid traces the journey of this quintessentially American figure, from a fervent supp...