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Jewish Themes in Star Trek Rabbi Yonassan Gershom

Jewish Themes in Star Trek

Rabbi Yonassan Gershom

Published March 13th 2013
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Kindle Edition
309 pages
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 About the Book 

Rabbi Gershom takes you where no rabbi has gone before! You dont have to be Jewish to enjoy this well-researched and reader-friendly journey into Jewish themes, actors, writers, in-jokes and subtexts in the Star Trek Universe. Inspired by a class heMoreRabbi Gershom takes you where no rabbi has gone before! You dont have to be Jewish to enjoy this well-researched and reader-friendly journey into Jewish themes, actors, writers, in-jokes and subtexts in the Star Trek Universe. Inspired by a class he taught at the Minneapolis Talmud Torah, the book explores such things as:The Jewish origin of the Vulcan salute- How Vulcan culture is based on rabbinical Judaism-Who is a Jew among Trek characters in episodes, movies and the novels- How Talmudic logic helped expand the Star Trek universe- Why Ferengi values are NOT Jewish values -- and much more!