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Mortimer J. Cohen
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Jacob Emden: A Man of Controversy

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Published 1937

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May 16, 2014 Fred rated it really liked it
This book is tremendously flawed, because it being 1937, its author somehow thought it appropriate to psychoanalyze a man who died in 1776 entirely on the basis of selected highlights of his literary output. Yes, Jacob Emden was indeed a man of controversy and, yes, the tales that he could have told had he lay on the couch for therapy - imagine those! However, despite our realization that Yaavetz certainly had something going on in that incredible, bizarre mind, we are not entitled to ...more
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