Burton L. Visotzky




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Burton L. Visotzky

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RABBI BURTON L. VISOTZKY serves as Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he joined the faculty upon his ordination as rabbi in 1977. Visotzky was a dean of the Graduate School and founding Rabbi of the egalitarian worship service of the Seminary Synagogue. He now serves as the Louis Stein Director of the Finkelstein Institute for Religious and Social Studies at JTS, charged with programs on public policy. Visotzky also directs the Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue at JTS.
Prof. Visotzky has been visiting faculty at Oxford; Cambridge; and Princeton Universities; the Russian State University of the Humanities in Moscow; and served as the Master Visiting Professor of Jewish
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Burton L. Visotzky Getting the words on paper to share with others I have never met. The actual writing is exhausting, enervating, as all hard work should be. I am so…moreGetting the words on paper to share with others I have never met. The actual writing is exhausting, enervating, as all hard work should be. I am so happy to finally see the book in print in hand.(less)
Burton L. Visotzky Learn your subject, be it fiction or non fiction. Write expansively, then edit, edit, edit. When that is done, edit some more. If you are blessed, you…moreLearn your subject, be it fiction or non fiction. Write expansively, then edit, edit, edit. When that is done, edit some more. If you are blessed, you will get a good agent and editor who will make you edit even more. Others will read your drafts, ask hard questions, and you will edit even more. It takes a village for one person to write a book. Or if I may paraphrase the biblical book of Ecclesiastes< "There is no end to the writing of a book."(less)
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