Pierre Raiman

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For decades, Israel's Chief Rabbinate has been run by the ultra-Orthodox. Now, Habayit Hayehudi has a chance to install a chief rabbi, perhaps even two, who are identified as being Zionist and supportive of the Jewish state. While most people are indifferent to the race to succeed Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar (pictured), they know the rabbinate impacts them personally, influencing marriage, divorce, conversions and the price we pay for products stamped as kosher. Yair Ettinger explores the Byzantine politics influencing the upcoming election. http://htz.li/10cCUpv

La Logique de la liberté de Michaël Polanyi, un nouvel ebook de l'Institut Coppet

L’Institut Coppet propose pour la première fois en ligne et gratuitement le recueil d’articles de Michaël Polanyi, La Logique de la liberté. Dans cet …

Was the Vilna Gaon really a genius? A new biography makes an ambitious case for Elijah of Vilna as the Jewish Beethoven: http://tabletm.ag/110F6l6 Share this article with Jewish history buffs.

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L'animal rendu à son mystère. "Les Droits des animaux", de Tom Regan

"Les Droits des animaux", texte fondateur du philosophe américain Tom Regan, a 30 ans. Le voici enfin traduit.<p>La philosophie morale américaine n'a …

Improbables Librairies, Improbables Bibliothèques

Il y a juste un an aujourd'hui, nous décidions de lancer cette page. Nous serons 88 000 ce soir à l'aimer !! Merci pour vos contributions. Geneviève …

Merci à Mohamed Abdelli. The Old Library, The Hague, The Netherlands

Merci à Germain Bonneau. The Ohio Memory website provides an “online scrapbook of Ohio history”, including this great photo of the interior of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County “Old Main” Building in 1874. Five tiers of cast-iron book alcoves were designed to house over 200,000 books – makes you wonder how many volunteer shelvers they had.

Kiren-inthe Skywithdiamonds send us this photo... Cathedral of books -George Peabody Library Completed in 1878, it was designed by Baltimore architect Edmund G. Lind in collaboration with the first Peabody provost, Nathaniel H. Morison, that described it as a "cathedral of books."

Stanley Kubrick asked Isaac Bashevis Singer to write him a Holocaust movie. Singer's response? He was "flattered by the offer but refused, saying 'he didn’t know the first thing' about the Holocaust." Imagine what that film would have looked like! http://tabletm.ag/YD6B3r Share this article with Kubrick fans.

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