With some of his writings being reprinted for an Orthodox audience, my relative’s scholarly achievements are revealed
Published in the final years of Tzvi Hirsch Lamport’s life, the four-volume work is the culmination of his research into rabbinic literature, and puts in print the rulings and traditions of the Gaon of Vilna to the entire Shulchan Aruch
How the technique of chancing upon a passage in a Torah scroll or printed Pentateuch came to be a staple of fortune tellers
Locals and top Jewish historians are fighting to prevent the bulldozing of the burial site of one of Europe’s most historic Jewish communities
And for Jewish voters?
The reVILNA digital mapping project seeks to restore the lives that were lived before they became anonymous victims
Eliyahu Stern’s new biography makes an ambitious case for Elijah of Vilna as the Jewish Beethoven
The Jewish world needs a place like Tablet where varying—even conflicting—viewpoints can exist side by side. Our times demand an engagement with big ideas and not a retreat from them. Help us do what we do.