Authors Posts by Aton Holzer

Aton Holzer

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Aton Holzer is Director of the Mohs Surgery Clinic in the Department of Dermatology, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and is an assistant editor of the recent RCA Siddur Avodat HaLev.

Mind Blown: Shofar as Divine Encounter Beyond the Limits of Human Comprehension

Aton Holzer explores the inscrutability of the Mitzvah of Shofar.

Frum and Free? Passover and Jewish Views on Liberty

Aton Holzer offers a novel re-reading of the Seder, arguing that it reflects and recreates four types of liberty that can be found in the Exodus narrative, as well as a fifth form of freedom.

Esther, Feminist Ethics, and the Creation of Jewish Community

How can the mitzvot of Purim reveal the feminist ethics of the Megillah? Aton Holzer offers an enlightening new reading of the Megillah, suggesting that there is a profound connection between the text's structure and its ethics.