Study Jewish Thought
Sages & Scholars
One of the greatest Jewish scholars of all time, he was both a traditionalist and an innovator.
The second-century sage was the inspiration for many legends and may have died as a martyr.
Heschel aimed, through his writing and teaching, to shock modern people out of complacency and into a spiritual dimension
Jewish thought is not a single continuous tradition, but rather a varied mix of works, which reflect the specific ideological and historical positions of those who wrote them.
The two texts developed simultaneously in the two major Jewish communities of the rabbinic era.
How much do you know about Judaism's leading thinkers and their philosophies?
How much do you know about this influential and complex body of Jewish teachings?
The most widely read Jewish Bible commentator, he also wrote a running commentary to the Babylonian Talmud.
Editor of the Mishnah.
Student of Hillel contributed to the continued study of Torah and the protection of the Sanhedrin.
The preeminent sage of first century Palestine whose name is on Jewish campus organizations worldwide.
The creation of a Jewish existentialism--and a Jewish state.
Medieval lawyer and mystic.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
Coping with destruction and building for the future.
According to the traditional view, this second century sage of the Mishnah also authored the Zohar.