Obadiah Sforno was a philosopher and exegete who taught Hebrew to the humanists.
Jewish excellence in musical theater, three centuries before Irving Berlin.
Christian Renaissance paintings of the Temple are the visual record of a theology that had devastating consequences in the lives of Jews from antiquity to the Middle Ages and beyond.
In their view, religion both complemented and restrained the humanities.
The Jews of Ferrara.
Salomone de Sesso.
Art historians have almost completely ignored the many connections between the great Old Master and the Jews of Venice. Is there more to be said?
Azariah de’ Rossi, Modern Orthodox rabbi?
And the 17th-century Spanish book that influenced it.
How the Maharal arranged Hebrew lessons for Huguenots.
A controversial figure.
And commemorates the establishment of the first ghetto.
The story of Hebrew religious literature in the era of the printed word.
What use is “a secular perspective on the Bible’s pivotal role in art history”?