Authors Posts by Yaakov Nagen

Yaakov Nagen

Yakov Nagen is a Musmakh of RIETS and holds a PhD in Jewish philosophy from Hebrew University. He is the director of Ohr Torah Stone’s Blickle Institute for Interfaith Dialogue.

What Does God Want from Humanity? A New Perspective on the Creation Chapters

Yakov Nagen examines the opening chapters of Genesis to explore what God wanted from people for matan Torah.

God Is Other People

In a chapter adapted from his new book, Be, Become, Bless: Jewish Spirituality between East and West, Yaakov Nagen suggests based on the Zohar that the world endures when we see Godliness in another person's face.