Tag: Yisrael Gutman

  • Jewish Martyrdom: Part 1

    Jewish Martyrdom: Part 1

    ZS wrote this two-part overview of Jewish martyrdom in 2018. We post it now with consideration of those who joined the ranks of kedoshim on October 7, 2023. The concept of martyrdom within Judaism wrestles with several issues. Martyrdom carries different functions within Judaism, often changing with historical context. Judaism tries to set clear determinations…