The Sacrifice of Moses
David Fried argues that the question of Moses seeing the face of God reveals the tragic choice Moses made in choosing between his own spirituality and that of his people.
Pat Yisra’el and Two Approaches to the Aseret Yemei Teshuvah
David Fried explores the humra of pat Yisrael during the aseret yemei teshuvah.
Reclaiming the Akeidah from Kierkegaard
David Fried offers a novel reading of the Akeidah.
Mysticism and its Alternatives: Rethinking Maimonides
David Fried forwards the surprising thesis that Maimonides was a medieval mystic.