Authors Posts by David Fried
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.
Was the teiva an attempt to save Moshe's life? David Fried challenges our assumptions about the purpose of the wicker basket in the river.
David Fried explores the humra of pat Yisrael during the aseret yemei teshuvah.
David Fried offers a novel reading of the Akeidah.
David Fried forwards the surprising thesis that Maimonides was a medieval mystic.