The Forbidden Chapter

On the next episode of Set Apart we tackle the concept of the “forbidden chapter,” a relatively recent but quickly-spreading rumor about Jewish attitudes and practices toward the 53rd chapter of the Book of Isaiah.

Is there truth to this rumor?

No, but it’s more complicated than it initially seems. Tune in Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. for an exploration of the background of this myth, possible origins, potential impact, and why it just doesn’t add up.

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