New book release | Dissident Rabbi, The Life of Jacob Sasportas

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019

In "Dissident Rabbi", by Yaacob Dweck (past fellow; now associate professor of history at Princeton) is the revelatory account of a spiritual leader, Jacob Sasportas, who dared to articulate the value of rabbinic doubt in the face of messianic certainty, and a revealing examination of how his life and legacy were rediscovered and appropriated by later generations of Jewish thinkers.