Israel of Najara.
Even in the years of decline, the Land of Israel remained a center of Jewish creativity.
Literalism or literary style?
A musical expert joins us to chat about one of the most important and unique figures in the world of Jewish music, and share some of his most captivating songs.
Saint Plato, the palimpsest, and the piyyutim.
An illuminated manuscript reflecting the Roman Jewish rite.
Liturgical tributes to the Hasmoneans in 7th-century Palestine.
Solomon ibn Gabirol’s azharot.
The two cultures of Moroccan Jewry.
It was popular music then, and can be now.
The competition for top cantor.
Negotiating for a country home, a classical singer and cantor uncovers traces of Italian Jewry’s medieval golden age.
Publishing prayers and rituals for the first time.
Ancient dirges attributed to Esther.