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On a few occasions, the illustrious Rabbi Yosef Hayim of Baghdad cited a mysterious source whose name and work had never appeared anywhere else…
Check out these clips featuring four of the most stunning and interesting Torah scrolls from the National Library of Israel collection
The story of how the most zealous of the biblical prophets ended up becoming everyone’s most anticipated Passover dinner guest
This long-forgotten Passover custom was dealt a bitter blow by a sharp wife in a 15th century Haggadah…
Published in 1820, the work contains some surprising, candid views on science, faith, women, and more…
The only known manuscript of The Chronicle of Pope Paul IV is at the National Library in Jerusalem…
A 10th-century Karaite scholar was somehow able to conceive a vision of Noah’s Ark that made use of advanced technology that was unknown in his time
Message sent to ‘The Holy Ari’ reflects his influence at the time, outside the mystical realm
How does Israel honor Tu B’Shvat – the Jewish Arbor Day – in a year when planting is forbidden? Through celebration, education – and the occasional workaround.
On the eve of World War I, a group of Polish yeshiva students signed a pact to make their friendship everlasting…
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