Weekly Links August 17th-24th 2012

Don’t judge Judaism by the High Holidays


Questioning our deluded sense of autonomy


We disagree about how much vocal criticism Diaspora Jews can legitimately voice about Israel, but Gordis makes a very convincing argument that Israel ought to remain central to Jews worldwide, whether that means defending or seeking to better her.


An interesting discussion about free will and whether neuroscience can help illuminate the picture



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