Seforimchatter

By Seforimchatter

The Seforimchatter podcast is dedicated to the discussion of Seforim (holy texts and works pertaining to them), Jewish (non-sacred) Books, Jewish History and more. The variety of guests include rabbis, professors, historians, authors, editors, and others in the field.For more information or to sponsor a show, check out @seforimchatter on Twitter or email seforimchatter@gmail.com

  1. 1.
    With Rabbi Pinchas Taylor discussing Judaism & the Mysterious (and his book on the subject)
    43:29
  2. 2.
    With R' Moshe Flohr discussing Sefer Bikurei Yaakov on Hilchos Sukkah & Lulav
    1:07:13
  3. 3.
    With Prof. Shmuel Feiner discussing European Jewry in the 18th Century
    59:09
  4. 4.
    With R' Yechiel Goldhaber discussing the minhag of covering the shofar while making the beracha
    36:44
  5. 5.
    With Rav Aaron Lopiansky discussing his new Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur Machzorim
    1:06:02
  6. 6.
    With Prof. Andrew Porwancher discussing Alexander Hamilton and his Jewish origins and connections
    37:41
  7. 7.
    With Rabbi Shnayor Burton discussing the Mitzvah of living in E'Y and his podcast series about it
    46:32
  8. 8.
    With Rabbi H. Norman Strickman discussing his new translation of Yesod Moreh of the Ibn Ezra and the Ibn Ezra in general
    1:02:31
  1. 9.
    With Dr. Jeremy Brown discussing Copernicus, the Heliocentric model, and its Jewish reception
    1:00:36
  2. 10.
    With R' Moshe Maimon discussing Genazym Auction 10 Catalogue
    47:46
  3. 11.
    With Prof. Ephraim Kanarfogel discussing the Mordechai (R. Mordechai b. Hillel, d. 1298)
    53:55
  4. 12.
    With Dr. Yael Ziegler discussing her new book on Megillas Eichah, "Lamentations: Faith in a Turbulent World"
    1:06:15
  5. 13.
    With Prof. Robert Chazan discussing the Trial of the Talmud in Paris in 1240
    44:54
  6. 14.
    With Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman discussing Josephus
    36:49
  7. 15.
    With Dr. David Sclar discussing Ramchal (Rav Moshe Chaim Luzzatto, 1707 - 1746)
    1:15:36
  8. 16.
    With R' Meni Even-Israel discussing his father, Rav Adin Steinsaltz & his various Seforim
    1:03:48
  9. 17.
    With Prof. Neil Netanel discussing the history of Jewish Copyright Law.
    42:58
  10. 18.
    With R' Daniel Levin discussing Rav Chasdai Crescas & Ohr Hashem
    1:49:39
  11. 19.
    With Prof. Naomi Seidman discussing Sarah Schenirer and Bais Yaakov
    56:39
  12. 20.
    With R' Yehuda Rock discussing the new Sefer, "Parshanei HaMikra" of his wife, Rabbanit Dr. Avigail Rock Z'L
    25:31
  13. 21.
    With R' Moshe Kravetz and Dr. Allan Jacob discussing their new Sefer, "Emunei Am Segulah" about Ma'amad Har Sinai & Kabbolas HaTorah
    48:24
  14. 22.
    With Prof. Jeffrey Gurock discussing the Jews of Harlem
    53:21
  15. 23.
    With Prof. Debra Kaplan discussing Charity and the Poor in Early Modern Germany (Worms, Frankfurt, AH"U: Altona-Hamburg-Wandsbeck)
    59:04
  16. 24.
    With Prof. David Berger discussing Jewish - Christian debate in the Middle Ages
    1:10:56
  17. 25.
    Daf Yomi: With R' Moshe Schwed of AllDaf discussing various Seforim & Meforshim on Mesechtas Yoma
    30:00
  18. 26.
    With Prof. Martin Lockshin discussing Rashbam
    1:19:02
  19. 27.
    With Pearl Herzog discussing her father, R' Tovia Preschel, and his collected writings that she published (Ma'amarei Tovia)
    38:17
  20. 28.
    With Dr. Pinchas Roth discussing Medieval Jewry of Provence
    54:04
  21. 29.
    One year anniversary episode: About how the twitter account and podcast developed
    33:09
  22. 30.
    With Prof. Shalom Sabar discussing the Sarajevo Haggadah
    55:22
  23. 31.
    With Prof. Benny Brown discussing the Mussar Movement
    1:01:47
  24. 32.
    With Rabbi Netanel Wiederblank discussing his "Illuminating Jewish Thought" book series
    1:14:00
  25. 33.
    With Prof. Yerachmiel (Robert) Brody discussing the Geonim
    1:09:31
  26. 34.
    With R' Dovid Cohen of the cRc discussing his new book, "Alcoholic Beverages: The Halachos of alcoholic beverages, wine, and grape juice as they apply in the modern era arranged according to the order of the Shulchan Aruch"
    1:07:53
  27. 35.
    With Mitchell First discussing who Achashverosh & Esther were historically, and the origins of Ta'anis Esther
    46:46
  28. 36.
    With Dr. Gabriel Wasserman discussing Piyutei Arbah Parshiyos ("Yotzros"), Krovetz for Purim, and Piyutim in general
    1:13:43
  29. 37.
    With Prof. Cedric Cohen-Skalli discussing Abarbnel (1437 - 1508) and his new book, "Don Isaac Abravanel: An Intellectual Biography"
    1:34:31
  30. 38.
    With Rabbi Elchanan Adler discussing Anim Zemiros
    1:09:21
  31. 39.
    With Rav Yehoshua Hartman discussing the Maharal of Prague ( 1512[24] - 1609) and his edition of Sifrei Maharal
    1:30:09
  32. 40.
    With Prof. Elisheva Carlebach discussing Pinkassei Kehillot of pre-modern Europe
    55:00
  33. 41.
    With R' Nechemya Sheinfeld discussing the Ibn Ezra and his commentary on the Ibn Ezra, "Daas Ezra"
    1:06:06
  34. 42.
    With Prof. Marcin Wodziński discussing his various books on Chasidus and Historical Atlas of Hasidism
    50:21
  35. 43.
    With Daniel Klein discussing Shadal (Samuel David Luzzatto, 1800 - 1865) and his new translation of Shadal on Chumash
    1:46:20
  36. 44.
    With Prof. Ephraim Kanarfogel discussing Rashi on Shas
    1:20:03
  37. 45.
    With Rav Aaron Lopiansky discussing his (Hebrew) Seforim & Rishonim
    1:16:30
  38. 46.
    With Dr. Martina Mampieri discussing Pope Paul IV and the Jews in the 16th Century, and her book, "Living under the Evil Pope: The Hebrew Chronicle of Pope Paul IV by Benjamin Nehemiah ben Elnathan from Civitanova Marche (16th cent.)"
    1:26:49
  39. 47.
    With R' Simcha Lauer discussing his book, " Learning the News: Halachic Perspectives on Current Events"
    32:59
  40. 48.
    With R' Alex Hool discussing his new book, "Pharaoh: Biblical History, Egypt, And the Missing Millennium" (about the biblical Pharaoh)
    1:10:54
  41. 49.
    With Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman discussing Chanukah & its historical sources
    58:00
  42. 50.
    With R' Moshe Kravetz discussing the Sforno (Rav Ovadiah Sforno, 1475 - 1550)
    1:44:01

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