Duke University Center for Jewish Studies

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  • LSD and the Rabbis: Part II
  • In this second part of his series on Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Professor of Religious Studies, Shalom Goldman, discusses Rabbi Schachter-Shalomi's LSD experience within the frame of his Lubavitch roots. Read More
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  • A Vocabulary of Desire
  • Laura Lieber's new book, A Vocabulary of Desire: The Song of Songs in the Early Synagogue explores the ways in which the Song of Songs was understood and deployed by Jewish liturgical poets in Late Antiquity. Read More
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  • Johnny Cash in the Holy Land
  • Shalom Goldman discusses the Father of American Christian Zionism, Johnny Cash, in this article from Tablet Magazine commemorating the 11th anniversary of Cash's death. Read More
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  • LSD and the Rabbi's
  • In this provocative article, Professor Shalom Goldman looks at the life of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and discusses a potential shift in the way we discuss psychedelic drugs and American religion. Read More

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