Episode 10 My Quarrel with Hersh Rasseyner

Written by Chaim Grade

In this enduringly relevant story, Grade makes the most powerful case against the Western Enlightenment that Jewish literature has ever seen.

Professor Wisse refers to two different translations of the text in this episode; you can click here to read and download her translation, and here to read and download Milton Himmelfarb’s abridged translation.

You can also click here to read Professor Wisse’s introductory essay to her translation in Mosaic.