With Prof. Yossi Chajes discussing Kabbalistic Trees (האילן הקבלי)

#182.

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With Prof. Yossi Chajes discussing Kabbalistic Trees (האילן הקבלי)

We discussed the definition of kabbalistic trees, who made them, why they were made, differences between “standard” trees and Lurianic trees, printed trees, the manuscripts in the book, connection to Tu B'Shvat, the lack of scholarship on kabbalistic trees until now, and more

To purchase the book from Amazon: https://amzn.to/3RxN9EA

To purchase from the press (and use code “ILANOT” for 30% off): https://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-09345-1.html

For the project website: https://ilanot.haifa.ac.il/site/ and for the edition website: www.ilanot.org

With Prof. Daniel Schwartz discussing the history of the (word) Ghetto

#181.

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With Prof. Daniel Schwartz discussing the history of the (word) Ghetto

We discussed what a history of a word means, the definition of the word “Ghetto,” origins of the word, history of the first Ghetto's, how the word was transported across Europe and then to the US, how the word came to include further definitions, and more

To purchase the book: https://amzn.to/3JjZB93

With Prof. Matt Goldish discussing Chacham David Nieto (1654 – 1728)

#180.

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With Prof. Matt Goldish discussing Chacham David Nieto (1654 – 1728)

We discussed Chacham Nieto's bio, where he was born, the London Jewish Community, Chacham Nieto's Seforim (Mateh Dan / Kuzari HaSheini), the controversy over nature & the Chacham Tzvi's involvement, writings against Nechemia Chayun, other beliefs and opinions of Chacham Nieto & other writings, and much more

To purchase an older edition of Mateh Dan: https://amzn.to/3D65QsX (only $3.99)

For the newer edition: https://zbermanbooks.com/%D7%94%D7%9B%D7%95%D7%96%D7%A8%D7%99-%D7%94%D7%A9%D7%A0%D7%99-%D7%9E%D7%98%D7%94-%D7%93%D7%9F

To purchase “On Divine Providence or Universal Nature or Naturing Nature”: https://amzn.to/3Hm92mZ

To purchase “Triumphs of Poverty”: https://amzn.to/3QZZ6Tu

For more on Chacham Nieto from Prof. Goldish: https://www.academia.edu/38182172/Matt_Goldish_Hakham_David_Nieto_on_Divine_Providence_in_Avriel_Bar_Levav_Claude_B_Stuczynski_and_Michael_Heyd_eds_Paths_to_Modernity_A_Tribute_to_Yosef_Kaplan_Jerusalem_Shazar_2018_267_280and  https://www.academia.edu/38040404/Matt_Goldish_Nieto_David_in_Michael_Terry_ed_Reader_s_Guide_to_Judaism_Chicago_Fitzroy_Dearborn_Publishers_2000_453_454

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