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Astral Israel
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In the systematic theology of Rabbinic Judaism, the stars do not govern Israel, only God does. Challenging astrology placed sages in opposition to the science of their da…

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Neusner, Jacob, “Astral Israel”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 16 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0011>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701



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