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Philosopher and Talmudic scholar Emmanuel Levinas received a traditional Jewish education in Lithuania. After WWII, Levinas studied Talmud under enigmatic Jewish teacher Monsieur Chouchani, ultimately developing a philosophy based on the ethics of the Other. For 30 years, Levinas gave short talks on medieval French rabbi Rashi every Shabbat morning at a Paris Jewish high school where he was the principal. Learn more about Levinas’ philosophy through these memorable quotes.