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Rabbi Samson Hirschs brilliant exploration of the philosophy underlying the details of practical religious observances. Horeb succeeds in capturing the unifying ideological threads that weave in and out of the 613 commandments of the Bible and constitute the fabric of the Jewish way of life. It is an excellent book both for beginning and advanced students seeking to unders ...more
Hardcover, 800 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Soncino Press (first published 1962)
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Samson Raphael Hirsch (June 20, 1808 – December 31, 1888) was a German rabbi best known as the intellectual founder of the Torah im Derech Eretz school of contemporary Orthodox Judaism. Occasionally termed neo-Orthodoxy, his philosophy, together with that of Azriel Hildesheimer, has had a considerable influence on the development of Orthodox Judaism.

Hirsch was rabbi in Oldenburg, Emden, was subseq
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