Jewish History with Rabbi Dr. Dovid Katz

By Rabbi Dovid Katz

To help support this podcast, please consider giving a tax deductible contribution here: http://support.rabbidovidkatz.com --- Rabbi Dovid Katz, PhD is lauded for his extensive knowledge of Jewish History, his engaging and insightful lecture series, and eye opening historical international tours. Follow him weekly. New content released on Saturday nights, Wednesday (Personalities in Jewish History), & Friday (Perspective on the Parshah). Opportunities for sponsorship of podcasts are available. He can be reached at the following email: rabbidkatz@gmail.com

  1. 1.
    Parahas Yisro: The Unusual Relationship Between Moshe and Tziporah.2/14/2020
    35:51
  2. 2.
    R’ Dovid Sinzheim (1745-1812), Napoleon’s Sanhedrin and Alsatian Jewry. 2/10/2020
    58:59
  3. 3.
    Parshas Beshalach: Weren't They Supposed to Head Towards Mt. Sinai Anyway?2/7/2020
    28:47
  4. 4.
    Rabbenu Nissim ben Reuven (1315-1375): The " RaN in the Back of the Gemara" 2/4/2020
    47:56
  5. 5.
    This Coming Weekend in the New Jersey-Monsey Area1/30/2020
    3:18
  6. 6.
    The Tzemach Tzedek - R’ Menachem Mendel Krochmal, (1600-1661): A Fascinating Sefer of Responsa1/30/2020
    29:29
  7. 7.
    Parshas Bo: The "Borrowers"1/29/2020
    22:33
  8. 8.
    Parshas VaEra: The Ten Plagues as They Would Have Appeared to Egyptians and to Hebrews1/24/2020
    28:17
  1. 9.
    Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler (1803-1890)1/21/2020
    46:37
  2. 10.
    Parshas Shemos: The Jews who didn't want to leave1/17/2020
    35:39
  3. 11.
    Yosef ibn Naghrela - Son of Shmuel HaNagid and Vizier of the Kingdom of Granada, Spain (1035-1066): A Brilliant and Tragic Figure in the Golden Age of Spanish Jewry. 1/13/2020
    43:14
  4. 12.
    Parshas VaYechi: Canaanite Ancestors? 1/10/2020
    27:59
  5. 13.
    "The Shvus Yaakov" - Rabbi Yaakov Reischer (1661-1733)1/7/2020
    45:50
  6. 14.
    Parshas Vayigash: The Gaping Holes in the Narrative 1/3/2020
    26:52
  7. 15.
    The Chavos Yair (1639-1702) - R’ Yair Chaim Bacharach: A Famous Posek With No Luck in the Rabbinate12/31/2019
    40:46
  8. 16.
    Parshas Mikeitz: The Fifth Galus - Egypt12/27/2019
    32:04
  9. 17.
    The " Sedei Chemed" (1834-1904) - Rabbi Haim Hezekiah Medini and Crimean Jewry12/26/2019
    49:51
  10. 18.
    Is Chanukah a Biblical Holiday?12/24/2019
    42:26
  11. 19.
    Parshas VaYeshev: Disunity in the Family12/19/2019
    28:25
  12. 20.
    Abraham Maimonides (1186-1237): Son of the Rambam, a Rishon in His Own Right12/17/2019
    49:17
  13. 21.
    Parshas VaYishlach: The Rape of Dina in Kabbalistic Terms12/12/2019
    29:55
  14. 22.
    The Maharshal (1510-1573) - The Most Colorful Rabbinic Personality of the Golden Age of Polish Jewry12/11/2019
    42:37
  15. 23.
    Parshas VaYetzei: The Lavan Challenge in Jewish History and Meta-History12/5/2019
    24:12
  16. 24.
    The Maharsha (1555-1631)12/4/2019
    36:23
  17. 25.
    Parshas Toldos: Yitzchak and the Palestinians, 4,000 years ago11/27/2019
    25:42
  18. 26.
    R‘ Shalom Shachna of Lublin (1490-1559), the Golden Age of Polish Jewry11/26/2019
    40:37
  19. 27.
    Parshas Chayai Sarah: Death and Shidduchim11/22/2019
    34:21
  20. 28.
    R’ Yitzhak Eizik Chaver (1789-1853) - Lithuanian Kabbalist11/21/2019
    42:04
  21. 29.
    Parshas Vayeira: Sodom - Then and Now11/14/2019
    22:26
  22. 30.
    The "Radbaz" - Rabbi Dovid ibn Abi Zimra of Spain and Egypt (1479-1573)11/12/2019
    39:55
  23. 31.
    Parshas Lech Lecha The adventures of the childless couple11/8/2019
    36:55
  24. 32.
    Rabbi Jonah of Gerona (Spain), 1210-1264 Author of the שערי תשובה11/5/2019
    41:45
  25. 33.
    Parshas Noach: Disturbing Stories11/1/2019
    25:23
  26. 34.
    Isaac Abravnel, “The Abarbanel,” (1437-1508)-King of Pshat10/28/2019
    45:54
  27. 35.
    Bereishis: Eden, Hell, Flaming Swords, and Circumcision10/25/2019
    27:28
  28. 36.
    Chasam Sofer (1762-1839)10/23/2019
    45:45
  29. 37.
    Sukkos-A Few Thoughts10/13/2019
    23:54
  30. 38.
    Parshas Haazinu: Moses’ History of the Future10/11/2019
    19:10
  31. 39.
    Parshas Vayelech: Pessimism on Shabbos Shuva? 10/4/2019
    18:58
  32. 40.
    The Chayai Adam - R’ Avraham Danzig ( 1748 - 1820)10/3/2019
    39:21
  33. 41.
    Join R’ Katz on the 1st Day of Chol HaMoed Sukkos on a Special Trip to D.C.’s Museum of the Bible 10/3/2019
    3:44
  34. 42.
    Parashas Nitzavim and Rosh HaShanah9/27/2019
    38:51
  35. 43.
    Rabbi Yehonasan Eibeschutz (1694-1764)9/25/2019
    43:54
  36. 44.
    The Tochecha: Trying to Relate It to History and Current Events- Parshas Ki Savo 9/20/2019
    24:01
  37. 45.
    The Maharal of Prague (1520-1610)9/18/2019
    38:20
  38. 46.
    דברה תורה כנגד יצר הרע: Parshas Ki Seitzei9/13/2019
    28:33
  39. 47.
    The Rivash (1326-1408): Rabbi Isaac ben Sheshet Prefet of Aragon (in Spain)9/10/2019
    35:25
  40. 48.
    Parshas Shoftim: Political Science 9/6/2019
    39:13
  41. 49.
    The Tosafos Yom Tov-Rabbi Yom Tov Lippman Heller (1579-1654)9/4/2019
    43:57
  42. 50.
    Parshas Re’eh- Moses’ Prescient Warnings Against Syncretism8/29/2019
    33:17

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