Below you'll find links to a number of independent reviews and mentions of The Ten Commandments, as well as interviews with me about the book. To see additional praise for the book, video, and more, click here. For events in surrounding the book's publication, click here. To buy the book now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or other online outlets, click here.
Blogger Jan Adams: "I loved his method, his freedom, his wit, and hence was willing to interact with his wisdom. March 28, 2012." Click here.
Tikkun Magazine "recommends" the book. "Despite his career as a passionate justifier of Israeli oppression of Palestinians and denouncer of progressive thought, David Hazony has produced a serious reading of biblical themes that is both accessible and insightful." Love that. Feb. 26, 2011. Click here.
Orthodox blogger William Kolbrener (Open-Minded Torah) calls the book "disarmingly refreshing... I am looking forward to reading more." Click here.
Writing in the LA Jewish Journal, David Suissa says the book gives you "ten new reasons to feel the goosebumps of Jewish pride." Click here.
The Weekly Standard calls the book "a worthy addition to an important genre" that "succeeds remarkably in articulating [the] Jewish ethical understanding." Nov. 27, 2010. Click here.
The Washington Times writes that "Hazony persuasively contends that the Ten Commandments represent much more" than just regulating social behavior. Nov. 26, 2010. Click here.
Bill Tammeus' Faith Matters blog: "an excellent read, useful not just for individuals but also for study groups in Jewish, Christian or even Islamic congregations." Nov. 20-21, 2010. Click here.
Blogger Rick Richman posts review by Anne Strauss: "Refreshingly direct and modern... wonderfully uplifting." Oct. 12, 2010. Click here.
Jewish Book World, Fall 2010. "Hazony reveals the meanings that lie beneath these ten seemingly simple statements and their recognition of both human weakness and potential for redemption." Click here.
The blog "Thinking In Christ" addresses the book from a Christian perspective, calling it "well worth reading." Oct. 2, 2010. Click here.
Blogger David Kenney: "I loved this book – fell in love with it right away. Hazony’s voice is easy to read... I will go back to it time and time again for reference and inspiration." Sep. 29, 2010. Click here.
The Daily Beast, Sep. 19, 2010. Spencer Bailey includes the book as a "must-read" in his piece on "Seven Books for the Spiritually Starved." "Hazony’s book," he writes, "provides a worthy argument for why the Ten Commandments should be looked at closely today... Hazony’s redemptive—and optimistic—book provides a religious roadmap for all of us, God-seeking or not." To read it in full, click here.
Library Journal, September 2010: "Hazony is particularly effective in drawing out the wider implications of the commandments, making them seem vital to the present time... a thoughtful and helpful book." To read it in full, click here.
William Galston, writing at Big Questions Online, offers a thoughtful and respectful yet critical review of the book. (Click Here) Ian Speir responds at his blog P.rpl.x.d, arguing that "Hazony is drawing upon a respected philosophical tradition." (Click here)
Booklist gives it a Starred Review: "Hazony shows that this set of biblical commandments fosters social health in ways that should matter even to the secularly minded... A timely reappropriation of ancient moral wisdom." July 22, 2010. To read it in full, click here.
Publisher's Weekly. "Hazony has succeeded in extending the Ten Commandments to an impressive vision of how to attain the good society." July 17, 2010. To read it in full, click here.
Building Bridges, a Turkish TV show out of Istanbul, interviewed me for a full hour. August 30, 2012. Check it out:
WGN's Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg, one of the most popular shows in the Midwest, dedicated an entire show to the book on March 6, 2011. To listen, click on the bar below:
NPR's Interfaith Voices show, which airs on over 70 stations, interviewed me about the book on February 15, 2011. To listen, click on the bar below:
G. Gordon Liddy interviews me about the book on Feb 17, 2011. Click here.
Connections, the magazine of the Princeton Public Library, featured me in their Winter 2010-11 issue. To read it, click here and flip to page 5.
Stephen Spierer hosted me for half an hour on his show at TalkRadioOne.com, Dec. 25, 2010. To listen, Click here.
Tablet Magazine's award-winning Vox Tablet podcast, December 6, 2010. Click here.
Toledo Blade, November 20, 2010. Click here.
FOX News interview on "God Talk" with Lauren Green, Nov. 13, 2010. Click here.
The Daily Caller asks me 10 Questions about the Ten Commandments, the peace process, and more. Oct. 31, 2010. Click here.
Dennis Prager hosted me for an hour-long interview about the Ten Commandments on Oct. 19, 2010. To listen, click on the link below:
Blogger Michael Totten interviews me, in which we discuss Israel, the future of the Middle East, Moses' complaints to God, and The Ten Commandments. Oct. 13, 2010. Click here.
The Jewish Times of South Jersey, Sep. 17, 2010, interview with me about the book. Click here.
The book was #4 on the best-seller list for Explore Books in Aspen, Colorado, March 25, 2011. Click here.
The Washington Jewish Week offered some nice coverage of a panel discussion on the book held at the JCC in Washington, DC on February 17, 2011. The panel included Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard, Nadine Epstein of Moment Magazine, Rabbi Gil Steinlauf and William Daroff. Click here.
The book was listed as a finalist for the 2010 National Jewish Book Awards in the category of Modern Jewish Thought and Experience. Click here.
WorldCat.org, which catalogs thousands of libraries in the US and elsewhere, lists it as the Number 1 most viewed book for December 2010. Click here.
The book is featured as Book of the Month on the Jewish travel website eLuna.com. Click here.
WorldCat.org, which catalogs thousands of libraries in the US and elsewhere, lists it as one of the Top 20 most viewed books for November 2010. Click here.
NextReads, a service for libraries, features it in their "Spirituality and Religion" newsletter for Nov. 2010. Click here.
Anne Bendheim of the Jersey Shore-based app.com lists it in her "First Read" column, Sep. 26, 2010: Click here.
A blogger explains why he has no intention of reading it. "Why should I read a book," he writes, "about something all individual 'Homo Sapiens' know by nature, by our innate morality?" Sep. 24, 2010. Click here.
Tablet Magazine's Josh Lambert puts it on his list of important back-to-school books for the Jewish college student, Sep. 20, 2010: Click here.
Justin Moyer of washingtoncitypaper.com includes it on his list of "5 Book's I'd Read," Sep. 15, 2010: Click here.