Shabbetai Tzvi

In the words of Gershom Scholem, “Nonsense based on me!”

Zvi Leshem
Feb. 3 2020 12:01AM

Why did one great rabbi help a cantankerous social misfit and rabbinic genius tar a third rabbi as a heretic?

Shnayer Leiman
Nov. 6 2019 12:01AM

Conspiracy theories about the Dönme.

Türkay Salim Nefes
April 17 2019 12:01AM

Zalman Shazar and Shabbetai Tsvi.

Stuart Schoffman
March 28 2018 12:01AM

What happened after Shabbetai Tsvi chose conversion over death.

Cengiz Sisman
Dec. 26 2016 12:01AM

A new book tells their story.

William Armstrong
Nov. 16 2015 12:01AM

Was the example of a failed Jewish messiah the inspiration for John Milton’s brief epic poem, Paradise Regained, published in 1671?

Jeffrey Shoulson
Aug. 2 2013 12:00AM