Zachary Braiterman is Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University. Professor Braiterman works in the field of modern Judaism. His research and teaching explore shifting aesthetic canons as they shape Jewish thought and culture from the 17th century until the present. Research and teaching interests touch upon the impact of enlightenment, modernity, modernism, and postmodernism upon Jewish ideas about God, ritual, text-interpretation, and community life --with special emphasis on Jewish philosophy, theoretical aesthetics, and classical Jewish sources. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University.
A hundred-million-dollar right-wing Jewish foundation is attempting to change the political face of Jewish studies and the Jewish press. Zachary Braiterman, Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University, investigates.
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