The 500-year-old page layout reflects the text’s essence.
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Why it isn’t good for man to be alone.
Two princes from complicated families reflect on life’s futilities.
The 11th-century rabbi balanced accessibility and sophistication.
From Charlemagne to Rashi.
Rashi’s reticence and eloquence.
Rashi and the Timaeus.
When Rashbam talked Torah with monks.
Rashi’s defense against supersessionism.
Noah, Haran, and the Torah’s message for those who neither believe nor disbelieve.
The French city attracts a steady trickle of Jewish tourists.
Wherever Jews live, God lives within them.
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