We’re delighted to share our newest additions to the Sefaria library. Read some of the highlights below and start exploring.
English Translations and Interconnecting of
Commentaries by Rashi, Ramban, & Ibn Ezra
Note: We've added intricate links between the commentaries of Rashi, Ramban, Ibn Ezra, and Onkelos — explore the connections by clicking any passage and viewing related texts in the resource panel.
Hebrew Library Additions
- Azharot of Simon Gabirol: Azharot (“exhortations”) by the medieval Spanish poet and philosopher Solomon ibn Gabirol – a didactic liturgical poem on the 613 commandments, customarily chanted on Shavuot.
- Bnei Machshava Tova: An essay by Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira – the Piaseczno Rebbe – in which the author promotes the establishment of a “conscious community” aimed at attaining spiritual growth.
- Hafla'ah ShebaArakhin: R. Isaiah Berlin's annotations to the Arukh.
- Sefer HeArukh: An early lexicon of the difficult words in the Talmud, by Nathan ben Jehiel of Rome.
- Works by Rav Amiel: Works that touch upon Halakhic methodology, as well as sermons on pre-state religious-Zionist (Mizrachi) ideology.
- Works by Jacob Joseph of Polonne: Three additional works (Ketonet Pasim, Tzofnat Paneach, and Ben Porat Yosef) by the senior disciple of the founder of Chassidut, the Baal Shem Tov.
- Zohar HaRakia: Commentary by Rabbi Shimon ben Zemach Duran on ibn Gabirol’s Azharot, summarizing the methods of Maimonides and Nachmanides in enumerating the 613 commandments.