About Steven I. Weiss

Steven I. Weiss is a religion journalist in New York City, who covers his beat at the Canonist blog. He is also editor and publisher of CampusJ.

Day 5: Is Social Justice the Soul of Judaism?

Day 5: Is Social Justice the Soul of Judaism?
By January 19, 2007

From: Steven I. Weiss To: Daniel ‘Mobius’ Sieradski Subject: Jettisoning Judaism Dan, Nachmanides, not Maimonides. Sorry, my bad. It doesn’t matter much for the purposes of this discussion: either one of them would smack you. After all, do you take … Read More

Day 3: Is Social Justice the Soul of Judaism?

Day 3: Is Social Justice the Soul of Judaism?
By January 17, 2007

From: Steven I. Weiss To: Daniel ‘Mobius’ Sieradski Subject: Why Maimonides Would Beat You, and Your Woman Dan, I’ll certainly agree with you that Jews didn’t invent morality, though I’m not sure how this reinforces your argument that social justice … Read More

Day 1: Is Social Justice the Soul of Judaism?

Day 1: Is Social Justice the Soul of Judaism?
By January 15, 2007

It's Martin Luther King Day, and as American Jews pause with the rest of the country to reflect on the civil rights struggle, we also take pride in our own community's role in it. The legendary image of the bearded … Read More