- Article by:
- Katrin Kogman-Appel
‘On this day you shall tell your son: it is because of what the Lord did for me when I went forth from Egypt (Ex. 13:8).’ Professor Katrin Kogman-Appel considers what it was like to celebrate Passover as a 14th-century CE Sephardic family.
- Jewish Liturgy, Illuminations and the art of writing, Jewish communities
From full border illuminations to marginal micrography, which stories are revealed by these creative forms of art?
What was it like to be a European, Middle Eastern, North African, or even Chinese Jew hundreds of years ago?
Explore the Talmud, Halakhah and legal codes, and how they affect every aspect of Jewish life.
From Siddur to Seder – the order of prayers and their exact readings were transmitted throughout the years across all Jewish communities.
Explore the magical essence of words and the infinite creation of the physical and metaphysical universe.
How can we digitally experience Hebrew manuscripts? How can we unravel their secrets using computational and scientific techniques?
From the alignment of the stars to the zodiac, what were the scientific works of Jews and how were they transmitted?