☕ Time for an anachronistic coffee with the unfailingly bold, self-assured champion of peshat (contextual Torah commentary).
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☕ Our anachronistic coffee date this week is with that inimitable, hilariously acerbic, and achingly brilliant polymath: Avraham Ibn Ezra.
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☕ Don't be fooled by the chill name: behind the Tam is a fierce intellect unafraid to stake his place and add his voice to the great conversations of…
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☕ Today we sit down with the chief architect of the Tosafot, Rabbi Yitzchak ha-Zaken, reverse-engineering the beloved (if often challenging) companion…
Hi! I'm relaunching Stories from Jewish History today. 🥳 Thank you for being a subscriber and bearing with me as I figure out what works, and what…
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Hello and welcome to the weekly newsletter Stories from Jewish History, which you can read more about here. In honor of the annual cycle of Torah…
Welcome to stories from Jewish history, a newsletter about fascinating people, cultures, books, and ideas from across the Jewish world. I have a…
On an island in the Mediterranean in the 14th century there lived a mapmaker and his son. Their story, like all good stories, is at once highly…
Hello and welcome to the mid-Tishrei edition of the newsletter Stories from Jewish History, which you can read more about here. After the holidays I'll…