Great Biblical Commentators
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Dr. Avigail Rock Lecture #23: Abarbanel R. Yitzchak Abarbanel was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1437 to a prestigious family from Seville, and he died in the year 1508 in Venice (and was buried in Padua). Great Biblical Commentators
Dr. Avigail Rock Lecture #24: Seforno R. Ovadia Seforno (1475-1550) was born in Cesena, near Bertinoro, Italy, where he acquired most of his Torah-related knowledge. Great Biblical Commentators
Dr. Avigail Rock Lecture #25: R. Hirsch The new era presented new interpretive challenges for Jewish biblical exegetes. Due to the Enlightenment, which began at the end of the 17th century, and the Emancipation, which began at the end of the 18th century, the Jewish community in Europe underwent many changes during the 19th century. Great Biblical Commentators
Dr. Avigail Rock Lecture #26: Radatz Hoffmann R. David Tzvi Hoffmann (1843-1921), whom we will refer to as Radatz, was born and educated in the Hungarian city of Verbó (modern-day Vrbové, Slovakia). Great Biblical Commentators
Dr. Avigail Rock Lecture #27: Malbim R. Meir Leibush ben Yechiel Michel Weisser (1809-1879) — hereinafter: Malbim — was one of the most prominent figures in Eastern European Jewry in the 19th century, both in the realms of biblical exegesis or rabbinical leadership. Great Biblical Commentators
Dr. Avigail Rock Lecture #28:The Netziv R. Naftali Tzvi Yehuda Berlin (1816-1893) — hereinafter, the Netziv (literally, “pillar” or “governor”) — was born in the Russian Empire, in Mir, Belarus, to an educated, scholarly family. His father, Yaakov, was a merchant and Torah scholar, and his mother was descended from R. Meir Eisenstadt. Great Biblical Commentators
Dr. Avigail Rock Lecture #29: Shadal Great Biblical Commentators

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