TITLE

WHAT DENNIS PRAGER DID, AND DIDN'T, LEARN IN YESHIVA

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
October 1995
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1995, Issue 56, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the perspective gained by Dennis Prager, editor of the periodical "Ultimate Issues," from attending a yeshiva, an Orthodox Jewish day school. Efforts in practicing the concept of bitul torah; Significance of citing the source of an idea or quote that the people express according to the Talmud; Reaction to the failure of the yeshiva to teach him the personal character of the believer's relationship to God.
ACCESSION #
17750836

 

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