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Today is the yahrzeit of Baruch Spinoza, an excommuniqué of the Amsterdam congregation and major philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment

Today is the yahrzeit of Baruch Spinoza, an excommuniqué of the Amsterdam congregation and major philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment

An important figure in philosophy, Rebecca Goldstein said he was “the renegade Jew who gave us modernity.”

Yirmiyahu Yovel said he might be categorized as the first secular Jew.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baruch_Spinoza

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