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  • How to Use Zotero to Organize your Research

    How to Use Zotero to Organize your Research

    Zotero is how I perform feats of research magic. I use it to: It’s like having a personally curated library. The first thing I do when I start a project is search my references and call up my reading notes. Zotero isn’t hard to use, but it has a learning curve and it can be […]

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  • Rambam as Kabbalist: An Early Account

    Rambam as Kabbalist: An Early Account

    The idea that Rambam was actually a Kabbalist and not (or, depending on the theory, not just) a philosopher, became widespread about a century after his death. This idea takes two different forms: the first holds that Rambam turned his back on philosophy at the end of his life, renouncing his rationalist works, namely Sefer […]

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  • 54 Essential Books in Jewish Studies

    54 Essential Books in Jewish Studies

    The challenge of defining essential books in Jewish studies is as difficult as it is needed. Difficult, because there is so much important work out there and how do you choose what to include? Needed, because it takes experience to sift through the available books and interested readers rightfully want to know where to look. […]

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