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This long-forgotten Passover custom was dealt a bitter blow by a sharp wife in a 15th century Haggadah…
The works of Ibn Sina, also known as Avicenna, served as core medical texts for some 500 years in Europe. His groundbreaking philosophical teachings also transcended borders…
The only known manuscript of The Chronicle of Pope Paul IV is at the National Library in Jerusalem…
A booklet labeled “The Lives of Children”, preserved at the National Library of Israel, contains Hebrew stories and poems written a century ago by Jewish high school students in Ukraine
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Isaac Newton, who possessed one of the greatest scientific minds in human history, had some fascinating views on the End of Days. His vision even linked the apocalypse to the return of the Jews to their ancient homeland.
Message sent to ‘The Holy Ari’ reflects his influence at the time, outside the mystical realm
One of the world’s greatest collections of manuscripts is now available to view in the online catalog of the National Library of Israel
The intimate letter, written in 1790, a year before Mozart’s death, offers a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle of the legendary composer
This was what happened when the Purim merriment of the Jews of Amsterdam mixed with a desire for revenge against the Spanish.
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