Lives of the Commentators

A series of 5 audio shiurim focusing on the lives and works of key mefarshim (rabbinic commentators) who have shaped Judaism over the past 1000 years. Gaining a deeper understanding of the thinking and methodology of these mefarshim can help us to appreciate our Torah, and to understand how the contemporary Jewish world was formed.

Ibn Ezra – Poet, Commentator, Revolutionary  

Rav Yosef Karo – Halachist and Mystic  

Rav Yaakov Emden

The Shach, the Taz, the Magen Avraham and the Debacle of Shabbtai Tzvi

The Chacham Tzvi