Tag: Jewish learning

  • Building a Jewish Bookshelf

    Building a Jewish Bookshelf

    Here’s what I’d put on a standard Jewish bookshelf, with some notes and tips. Siddur and Machzorim This is a highly personal (and denominational) choice, but obviously it’s a cornerstone of any Jewish bookshelf. Both siddurim and machzorim of all the types (and haggadot) are highly collectible in a productive way, by which I mean, […]

  • How to Access Jewish Manuscripts

    How to Access Jewish Manuscripts

    Why you might want to look up a manuscript You might want to follow up on an interesting reference in something you’re reading. You might want to check your printed text against a manuscript version. Often Jewish books have been published in editions of variable quality, many of which date to the early centuries of […]