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Justin Jaron Lewis

Justin Jaron Lewis is a rabbi and professor of Jewish Studies, teaching in the Judaic Studies Program and the Department of Religion, University of Manitoba. He is the author of Imagining Holiness: Classic Hasidic Tales in Modern Times, and translator of Many Pious Women, a Yiddish work from Renaissance Italy in praise of women. He has been conducting interviews with Winnipeggers who knew Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, for the Winnipeg Jewish Renewal Oral History Collection archived on the website of the University of Colorado. Justin is sad never to have met Professor Yeshayahu Leibowitz, but grateful to be reading him. He thanks the Kaufman Silverberg Library for including a book of letters to and from Professor Leibowitz in its collection.