Joseph Telushkin

About the author

JOSEPH TELUSHKIN is the author of sixteen books, including Jewish LiteracyThe Book of Jewish Values, and A Code of Jewish Ethics, the first volume of which received a National Jewish Book Award in 2006. He is the rabbi of the Synagogue for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles and a senior associate of Clal, The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. He lives in New York City.



Tablet Magazine

  • The Occupation Is on Trial

    Yoav Fromer

    An IDF soldier shoots a wounded Palestinian terrorist in Hebron, and is detained and tried. His guilt or innocence will reveal how Israel—after five decades of military control—is dealing with its society becoming more intolerant, more dangerous, and more violent.

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