Abravanel and Locke On The Right To Revolution

Professor Ilya Somin recently discussed the question of the existence of a right to secession. From his thoughtful piece: The Constitution is famously silent on the issue of secession. It doesn’t explicitly guarantee states a right to secede, but also doesn’t explicitly forbid secession. Interestingly, the Articles of Confederation explicitly stated that the union is […]

Some Literary, Scholarly & Halachic Perspectives on Medieval Ashkenazi Attitudes Toward Martyrdom

Available at the Tradition Seforim Blog, courtesy of Dan Rabinowitz. Update: Now at the independent Seforim Blog.