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Seforimchatter

Seforimchatter

The Seforimchatter podcast is dedicated to the discussion of Seforim (holy texts and works pertaining to them), Jewish (non-sacred) Books, Jewish History and more. The variety of guests include rabbis, professors, historians, authors, editors, and others in the field.For more information or to sponsor a show, check out @seforimchatter on Twitter or email [email protected]

Recent Episodes

With Prof. Yerachmiel (Robert) Brody discussing the GeonimFebruary 28, 2021 Episode artwork With R' Dovid Cohen of the cRc discussing his new book, "Alcoholic Beverages: The Halachos of alcoholic beverages, wine, and grape juice as they apply in the modern era arranged according to the order of the Shulchan Aruch"February 23, 2021 Episode artwork With Mitchell First discussing who Achashverosh & Esther were historically, and the origins of Ta'anis EstherFebruary 20, 2021 Episode artwork With Dr. Gabriel Wasserman discussing Piyutei Arbah Parshiyos ("Yotzros"), Krovetz for Purim, and Piyutim in generalFebruary 13, 2021 Episode artwork With Prof. Cedric Cohen-Skalli discussing Abarbnel (1437 - 1508) and his new book, "Don Isaac Abravanel: An Intellectual Biography"February 06, 2021 Episode artwork With Rabbi Elchanan Adler discussing Anim ZemirosJanuary 31, 2021 Episode artwork With Rav Yehoshua Hartman discussing the Maharal of Prague ( 1512[24] - 1609) and his edition of Sifrei MaharalJanuary 24, 2021 Episode artwork With Prof. Elisheva Carlebach discussing Pinkassei Kehillot of pre-modern Europe January 17, 2021 Episode artwork With R' Nechemya Sheinfeld discussing the Ibn Ezra and his commentary on the Ibn Ezra, "Daas Ezra"January 12, 2021 Episode artwork With Prof. Marcin Wodziński discussing his various books on Chasidus and Historical Atlas of HasidismJanuary 09, 2021 Episode artwork With Daniel Klein discussing Shadal (Samuel David Luzzatto, 1800 - 1865) and his new translation of Shadal on ChumashJanuary 03, 2021 Episode artwork With Prof. Ephraim Kanarfogel discussing Rashi on ShasDecember 31, 2020 Episode artwork With Rav Aaron Lopiansky discussing his (Hebrew) Seforim & RishonimDecember 28, 2020 Episode artwork With Dr. Martina Mampieri discussing Pope Paul IV and the Jews in the 16th Century, and her book, "Living under the Evil Pope: The Hebrew Chronicle of Pope Paul IV by Benjamin Nehemiah ben Elnathan from Civitanova Marche (16th cent.)"December 23, 2020 Episode artwork With R' Simcha Lauer discussing his book, " Learning the News: Halachic Perspectives on Current Events"December 22, 2020 Episode artwork With R' Alex Hool discussing his new book, "Pharaoh: Biblical History, Egypt, And the Missing Millennium" (about the biblical Pharaoh)December 15, 2020 Episode artwork With Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman discussing Chanukah & its historical sourcesDecember 10, 2020 Episode artwork With R' Moshe Kravetz discussing the Sforno (Rav Ovadiah Sforno, 1475 - 1550)December 05, 2020 Episode artwork With Prof. Joseph Davis discussing the Tosfos Yom Tov (Rav Yom Tov Lipmann Heller ZT'L)November 29, 2020 Episode artwork With Dr. Steve Weiss discussing Pirkei Avos and his Bibliography of itNovember 26, 2020 Episode artwork With Prof. Joanna Weinberg discussing Azariah De' Rossi & Me'or EnayimNovember 25, 2020 Episode artwork Daf Yomi: Discussing various seforim on Mesechtas PesachimNovember 18, 2020 Episode artwork With Prof. Clémence Boulouqe discussing Rav Eliyahu Benamozegh November 14, 2020 Episode artwork With Prof. Pawel Maciejko discussing Rav Yonason Eybeschutz and the "Emden - Eybeschutz" controversy.November 10, 2020 Episode artwork With Prof. Steven Nadler discussing Rabbi Menasseh ben Israel November 08, 2020 Episode artwork