Abraham ibn Ezra wrote poetry praising various patrons. Here’s a particularly enjoyable meditation on which body part is best – eye, ear, or tongue.
The concept of a moral minyan can be derived from Ibn Ezra’s commentary on Abraham challenging God’s plan to destroy Sodom.
Avram has a vision where God tells him his descendants will be strangers (ger) in a land not theirs. Ibn Ezra finds an unusual meaning to the word ger.
Who are the people building the Tower of Babel? Why does God disperse them? What does it all have to do diversity of language? Abraham ibn Ezra has ideas.
A sermon introducing Abraham ibn Ezra, the great Spanish medieval Torah commentator, philosopher, astronomer, and poet, and one unusual chain of influence.