Living Together, Living Apart:
Rethinking Jewish-Christian Relations in the
Middle Ages By Jonathan Elukin. Princeton and Oxford University Press, 2007,
xii + 193 pgs.
Reviewed by Daniel J. Lasker, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Daniel J. Lasker is Norbert Blechner Professor of Jewish Values at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, where he has taught medieval Jewish philosophy ever since he immigrated to Israel 29 years ago. He currently serves as chair of the Goldstein-Goren Department of Jewish Thought department. Prof. Lasker holds three degrees from Brandeis University and also studied at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. In addition to Ben-Gurion University, he has taught at Yale University, Princeton University, University of Toronto, Ohio State University, University of Texas, Queens College and other institutions. Professor Lasker is the author of five books and over a hundred and seventy-five other publications in the fields of Jewish philosophy and theology (especially Maimonides and Rabbi Judah Halevi), the Jewish-Christian debate, Karaism, the Jewish calendar, and Judaism and modern medicine.
Volume 2, Number 4 (Fall 2007) pp. 474-478