Admonition to the Soul (Ibn Ezra)

You can listen to the Hebrew here. אִם לֹא תֵדְעִי, נַפְשִׁי, אַחֲרִיתֵךְ קְחִי לָךְ מוֹפֵת וְאוֹת מֵרֵאשִׁיתֵךְ הֶבֶל יְסוֹדֵךְ וְעַל…

Emet, El Emet Atah

Abraham ibn Ezra’s liturgical poem Emet, El Emet Atah offers a beautiful meditation on his – and perhaps our – relationship with the divine.

Ibn Ezra: The Five Paths

Ibn Ezra’s introduction to his Torah commentary comprises primarily a listing of what it is not – and lambasting those…