Rachel Furst

Rachel Furst is a Talmud teacher and a graduate student in medieval Jewish history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Articles by Rachel Furst

The Ten Commandments: A Gender Analysis

Are the Ten Commandments only for men?

Science in Medieval Jewish Scholarship

Jewish scholars in the Middle Ages viewed science as an avenue for knowing God.

Early Medieval Halachic Texts

In the early Middle Ages, leading scholars across Europe and North Africa produced different genres of legal writings.

The Mishneh Torah

Maimonides' halachic magnum opus.