Prince of the Lost Tribes
Years before Shabbtai Zevi emerged, another Jewish radical tore across Europe, gathering followers and generating dissent.
Maimonides, Stonehenge, and Newton’s Obsessions
It takes a bit of a genius to successfully study a genius, and in this case one must first master the millions of words Isaac Newton wrote about natural theology, doctrine, prophecy, and church history.
A Very Jewish Encounter
The text is full of underlining, circled words or phrases, arrows, careful cross references, and copious comments in Yiddish, English, Spanish, and Hebrew. It’s what my students at Ohio State might call an “extreme reading.”
Loaves in the Ark
A striking tale of pure faith, divine fiat, and free food from Rabbi Moses Hagiz's
Rashi and the Crusader: A Legend
Did the great biblical and talmudic commentator meet Godfrey of Bouilon? A fascinating excerpt from Gedaliah ibn Yahya's Shalshelet ha-Kabbalah.