Articles by Dr. Ronnie Perelis

Of Homelands and Promised Lands: A Meditation On Exile

Yosef Hayyim Yerushalmi posited that the first exiles in history were the first couple – Adam and Eve. Banished from the Garden they initiate human history, history as wandering and displacement. In the same essay,[1] Yerushalmi notes that the Jews spent more of their history – even in ... Read more →