The essay includes a first biography of the Lebanese writer, born in 1948, and a first reading in Hebrew of the entirety of his work.
This biography encompasses the history of David Ben-Gurion's life from his childhood and youth in his native Poland to his death in 1973.
Winner of the Rabbi Moshe Malka Prize for Torah Literature!! Shadal is regarded as the first of the modern Jewish commentators. The book sets out his outlook in terms of his exegetical and critical approach and his beliefs lying behind it.
By way of an honest and riveting account of certain periods in his own life, the author reflects on the meaning of Jewish existence today, and on some of the outstanding problems that are still with us after the end of the 20th century.
An Amora named Ravina is known to have been active, together with Rav Ashi, as one of the outstanding scholars of the late Babylonian Talmudic period. Some even attribute the redaction of the Talmud to them. Yet modern scholarship, like the classic commen
The book includes: (1) a description of the Jewish community in Lisbon and its leader, Rabbi Joseph Hayyun in the 15th century, (2)’an analysis of selections from Hayyun's writings - commentaries and introductions to biblical texts’- published here for th