Vilna Gaon

Ḥayyim of Volozhin—and his ḥasidic grandson.

Raphael Shuchat
Aug. 31 2021 12:01AM

A rare discovery.

Jerusalem Post
Feb. 2 2021 12:01AM

The Vilna Gaon and Poland’s last king.

Yochai Ben-Ghedalia
Feb. 6 2020 12:01AM

Ruined cemeteries, celebrations of the Gaon, and the thorny question of collaboration with the Nazis.

Raphael Ahren
Aug. 5 2019 12:01AM

A new translation of a classic work grants access to a great theological debate.

Yitzhak Melamed
June 28 2018 12:01AM

The lottery of the Vilna Gaon.

Shraga Bar-On
March 14 2017 12:01AM

A buried courtyard.

Jewish Telegraphic Agency
July 19 2016 12:01AM

Over 400 years of Jewish history.

Sid Leiman
Jan. 21 2016 12:01AM

The lives and achievements of Vilna’s Jews.

Boris Sandler
April 30 2015 12:01AM

Purim, the most joyous and raucous holiday on the Jewish calendar, has been linked with Yom Kippur, the most solemn and holiest day. Why?   

Alan Zelenetz
March 14 2014 12:01AM

Misrepresenting his true brilliance, a recent book portrays the towering talmudic scholar Elijah of Vilna as a more radical modernizer than the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn.

Lawrence Kaplan
Nov. 22 2013 12:00AM