The 500-year-old page layout reflects the text’s essence.
People of the bookstore.
The Jerusalem Talmud by pen and press.
Authors, scribes, typesetters, publishers, and illustrators.
“The dry heat of Africa did not stop me and the ice of Ashkenaz did not deter me.”
From 1491 to 2021.
A rare discovery.
A spectacularly illustrated new book charts the contents of one of the world’s most valuable libraries of Jewish books, and pays tribute to the obsessives who tracked them all down.
A Jewish perspective on “biographies” of religious classics.
Deeds of lovingkindness.
The Strashun Library, and the heroism of those who saved it.
Beware “Rabbi Robber and Rabbi Thief.”
City of the book.
When other cities put Jews in ghettos, Sabbioneta oversaw a trailblazing printing press.