This is a great piece, heroic purveyors of historical-critical assessments of Torah done from a traditional religious perspective (very rare in the Jewish world), here share the theory of R’ Nissim of Marseilles that Moses may have had more of a hand in shaping Jewish law than usually believed. Worth a ponder.

Author: Matthew Zachary Gindin

Freelance journalist and teacher. I write regularly for the Forward, All That In Interesting, and the Jewish Independent, and have been published in Religion Dispatches, Situate Magazine, Elephant Journal, and elsewhere.

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