Jerusalem Report

Radical rabbi

At the center of Reuven Hammer’s work is the question why he calls the Torah so revolutionary.

Rabbi Reuven Hammer: Biblical thought was, in essence, unique in the ancient world
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Although officially retired, Rabbi Reuven Hammer is busier than ever as a guest lecturer in worldwide demand, and as an author of best-selling and prize-winning books.

The Jerusalem Report caught up with him at his Jerusalem home, between visits to New Zealand and Canada, to discuss his latest book, “The Torah Revolution: Fourteen Truths that Changed the World.”

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