Israel of Najara.
Immanuel of Rome.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol and Moses Ibn Ezra.
Two poets and their argument over the sacred language.
Yedaya ha-Penini’s Book of the Orchard.
And its great soldier, stateman, poet, and rabbi.
“I write because reading has wounded me.”
Yannai’s “It Came to Pass at Midnight.”
The author of Yah Ribbon and his many influences.
The theological and literary history of one of Europe’s first great outbreaks of anti-Semitic violence.
The soul of man is the candle of God.
On the Ninth of Av, Oholah and Oholibah speak.
The perils of forgetting—and misremembering.