The Miraculous Revival of the Middelburg Synagogue
What is the Meaning of the Bleeding Pelican?
A Remarkable Moment in an Antwerp Synagogue
A Gute Herring!
This 17th century Dutch Jewish Financier gives the BEST Stock Tips!
The Ashkenazi Migration to Eastern Europe
Jewish Hero Saves 600 Children in Nazi-Occupied Amsterdam
Tom Metcalfe on Elephants in Medieval Art in National Geographic
Really honored to be interviewed for this fascinating National Geographic piece on the depictions of elephants in medieval art. Here’s the link to the article, although you might need to subscribe to see it: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/premium/article/medieval-elephants-manuscript-bible-maccabee
National Jewish Retreat in Palm Springs, CA
Really looking to speaking here: the audiences are apparently very intelligent! Better not tell any jokes.
Matt Baker on Jewish Denominations
Matt Baker makes some really informative videos with great emphasis on the use of charts. I was happy to offer some comments on a revised version of his video on Jewish Denominations. I’m sure we could still quibble a bit–as they say, “two Jews, three opinions”–but this is a very helpful overview.
The Life of the original Nazi Hunter
The Expulsion of the Jews from Medieval Ashkenaz
The Roman-Jewish Wars, 66-135 CE
Join me at the National Jewish Retreat!
Really pleased to be joining a tremendous roster of speakers in Palm Springs this month for the National Jewish Retreat! Please click here for more information.
Surprisingly insightful look at the nature of Jewish humor
At first I was concerned that this was released during the 9 Days, but it actually has a lot of relevance to this sad time of the year. Very proud–as always–to have had a small role in putting this together with the remarkable team at Unpacked.
The Jews of Antwerp
Really looking forward to visiting Antwerp with Kosher Riverboat Cruises!
Monday Night: Live in Woodmere
Part I seemed to go well. Conclusion this Monday night, no recording planned.
The Church and the Jews in 13th c. Ashkenaz
Tisha B’Av Lectures
Shaharit is scheduled for 7:15 am.
Please RSVP at www.bit.ly/DN9AV.