11/29/2009

A Quote that Makes me Want to Learn More about this Guy

Universal justice is the essence of Judaism and all of the various types of liberalism, which are rooted in love and sensitivity, their blessed source is in classical Judaism, making it easy for us to be true to the fundamentals of Judaism while being the most extreme liberals...
R. Shmuel Alexandrov, Mikhtavei Mechkar U-bikoret, 1907, p. 23, letter to Rav Kook (which the latter responds to in Letters I:45).

R. Alexandrov seems like a fascinating character. He published several short works that I'm dying to find the time to delve into.
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