Lecture Library



Jewish History in Five Chapters (NEW VERSION!)

Part 1: The Second Temple Period

Part 2: The Talmudic Period

Part 3: The Gaonic Period

Part 4: The Rishonim

Part 5: The Acharonim

Normally there is a sixth episode in this series, The Whole of the Bible in One Hour, but the talk is too dependent on visuals and therefore not suitable for audio-only recording.

Revelation & Revolution: Personalities and Ideas of the 18th Century

Part 1: Revelation & Revolution

Part 2: The Rise of Chassidut

Part 3: Who’s Afraid of the Haskalah?

Part 4: Europe Isn’t Everything

Women in Jewish History

Part 1: The Tanach (There is sound interference in the first three minutes of this recording, but please persevere because it improves!)

Part 2: 500 BCE to 1000 CE

Part 3: 1000 BCE to Today

The Two Temples

Part 1: The First Phase of the First Temple

Part 2: The Final Phase of the First Temple

Part 3: The First Phase of the Second Temple

Part 4: The Final Phase of the Second Temple


Tanach Overview

Tanach as History

The Prophets

The Prophets (NEW!)




Hoshea, Yoel & Amos

Ovadiah, Yonah & Micah

Nahum, Habukkook & Zephaniah

Haggai, Zechariah & Malachi


Jewish Philosophy in Four Chapters

Part 1: From Philo to Ibn Gvirol

Part 2: The Rambam and the Ralbag

Part 3: Crescas, Albo…and Spinoza

Part 4: From Mendelssohn to Rosenzweig to Buber to Levinas to Soloveitchik …and others


Kabbalah: History & Ideas Since the Ari

Part 1: Revelation & Concealment

Part 2: The Concept of G-d

Part 3: The Chassidic Dimension


Revelation in Exile: The Book of Ezekiel (NEW!!!)

Exile of the Divine (Audio slideshow)

The Prophets: History & Ideas

The Whole of Creation in One Hour: the kabbalistic doctrine of Tzimtzum and its evolution

The Trei Asar – An Overview of the 12 Minor Prophets

When Being Righteous is not Enough: A Study of the Book of Eyov (Job)

Jewish Philosophy in One Hour

Kabbalah in One Hour

How to Convert the Pope: Failed and Successful Attempts to Bring the Moshiach

Ignore, Argue or Teach: What to Say to Christians at Your Front Door


Wine, Kabbalah & the High Holidays



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