Monthly Archives: May 2014

Traces of a Journey

Among the rare Rabbinic works in the Rev Herman Doych collection in the Judaica Suite, is a first edition of Binyan Ariel, comprising homilies on the Torah and short tales on the Talmud compiled by the former Chief Rabbi of … Continue reading

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Remnants of a lost world

In a dark alcove dedicated to books on the Bible is a thin, worn, unprepossessing book. Its title, Zwei alte arabische Uebersetzungen des Buches Ruth (“Two Old Arabic Translations of the Book of Ruth”), to the uninitiated appears even less … Continue reading

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