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Hayyim Rothman

Hayyim Rothman is a Fulbright postdoctoral scholar at Bar Ilan University. He previously taught at Boston College, where he earned his doctorate in philosophy focusing on the political thought of Barukh Spinoza. Hayyim is an ordained rabbi with advanced degrees in Jewish thought, from Yeshiva University, and education, from Florida International University. Currently, Hayyim is at work on a book-length study of Jewish religious anarchism in the 19th and 20th centuries. He is also editing a new collection of Natan Hofshi’s essays and letters.

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אױסלאַנד: מײַנע באַגעגענישן

Abroad: My Encounters

A. Mokdoni

Translation by Hayyim Rothman

Extract from Mokdoni’s memoir recounting his memories of Rabbi Yaakov Meir Zalkind.

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