Ozrot HaSofer is a series of yearbooks devoted to the life and writings of Rabbi Moshe Sofer, the Hatam Sofer, published by the London Institute of Otzrot HaSofer, which is […]

(Continued from last week) The year 5649 (1888-1889) was a Sabbatical year. Leading rabbinic authorities in the land were asked by members of the newly established Jewish agricultural settlements in […]

In 1952, a Yiddish translation of the Talmud, tractate “Baba Kama” by Rabbi Shmuel Hubner appeared. Nine yeears later his translation of “Baba Metzia” was published. These editions proved to […]

This Erev Pesach marks the end of “Maimonides Year.” which was observed on the occasion of the 850th anniversary of the birth of the great sage. Though scholars now agree […]

A short time ago, at the end of the month of Av, Rabbi Shlomo Ra’anan was murdered by an Arab terrorist in his caravan home at Tel Rumeida, Hevron. Rabbi […]

Next Thursday, November 5, the Israel Society of Judaica collectors will hold an auction of rare books, manuscripts, documents and works of art at the Jerusalem Plaza-Sheraton Hotel. The Society […]