Abraham ibn Ezra: An Introduction

Abraham ibn Ezra (1092-1167 CE) was born in Tudela, in northern Spain. From age 50 until his death at 75, he wandered all over Europe and taught Torah.

Rashbam: Why Water? (Chukat)

The Israelites move towards the Promised Land, traveling through other kingdoms. They promise not to take any water – confounding later French commentators.

Rashbam: An Introduction

Last year I decided my superficial relationship with the great medieval Torah commentators, the¬†parshanim, needed deepening. Being an introvert, the…