History

Rabbi Ishmael on the sons of Ishmael

It is worth to mention that some Jewish classical exegetical  text such as Pirkei deRabbi Eliezer פרקי דרבי אליעזר  which is attributed to a first century jewish sage, a well known tannaite Rabbi Ishmael Eliezer ben Elisha who went by the title Kohen ha-Gadol /the great high priest contains… Read More ›

The Pilgrim’s Bible

I have just spent a delightful evening with a neighbour in Southern France. He is an English antiquarian book collector and lives in a sumptuous residence (as you can see below). He showed me his 1608 edition of the Geneva Bible,… Read More ›