Rambam - רמב"ם

Rabbi Shlomo Yosef Englard

Rabbi Shlomo Yosef Englard 384 512 rhecht

One of the Radziner Rebbes and currently backing Radziner Techeiles.

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Rabbi Nachum Rabinovitch ZT”L

Rabbi Nachum Rabinovitch ZT”L 1200 1600 rhecht

Bio from Wikipedia: Nahum Eliezer Rabinovitch (Hebrew: נַחוּם אֱלִיעֶזֶר רָבִּינוֹבִיץּ׳‎; 30 April 1928 – 6 May 2020), born Norman Louis Rabinovitch,was a Canadian-Israeli Religious Zionist rabbi and posek. He headed the London School of Jewish Studies from 1971 to 1982, and the hesder yeshiva Birkat Moshe in Ma’ale Adumim from 1982 until his death. Early life and education Nahum Rabinovitch was born in Montreal, Quebec to Sarah (née Weiner) and Sam Rabinovitch. After…

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Rabbi Elyashiv Knohl

Rabbi Elyashiv Knohl 667 397 rhecht

From Arutz Sheva: Rabbi Knohl was born in 1948 to parents who were among the founders of Kfar Etzion before the War of Independence, and after the Six-Day War he was among those who re-established Kfar Etzion, the first town in Gush Etzion. Rabbi Knohl served in the Paratroopers Brigade in the IDF. He studied…

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Rabbi Aron Lankry

Rabbi Aron Lankry 720 960 rhecht

From the Scheiner’s Shul website: “Rabbi Aron Lankry is a dynamic & electric individual with many years of international experience in the Rabbinate & in teaching Jewish Studies. He began his career in 1989, studying in Kollel Ner Yitzchok in Jerusalem & then in 1991 at the young age of 23,he took the position of…

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7-8-11-13 Sephardic Spine

7-8-11-13 Sephardic Spine 545 3289 rhecht

North Africa/Molcho 10-5-6-5 Method

North Africa/Molcho 10-5-6-5 Method 609 3873 rhecht

10-5-6-5 add up to the numerical equivalent of 26, which is YKVK (the Tetragrammaton). This is a centuries-old tying Minhag (Italian Jews; Spanish, Portuguese and North African Sephardim).

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Fabrics and Paintings

Fabrics and Paintings 350 525 rhecht

Book Drawing – Ohr HaSechel – Mid-Late 15th Century

Book Drawing – Ohr HaSechel – Mid-Late 15th Century 355 500 rhecht

Take the picture at face value. https://digi.vatlib.it/view/MSS_Vat.ebr.597 page 113R “Manuscript facsimile of Abraham Abulafia’s Kabbalah meditation manual ‘Light of the Intellect’ (composed in 1285 in Messina, Sicily) VAT. EBR. 597 133 ff. (ff. 130v-133v blank). Parchment. 134 × 91 (74 × 52) mm. Quaternions., mid-late 15th century. Italian semi-cursive script. ספר אור השכל Or ha-Sekhel,…

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Book Drawing: Tur 1435

Book Drawing: Tur 1435 512 512 rhecht

Picture of Jews in a Bais HaKneses wearing Talleisim with Techeiles. This manuscript of the Tur was written (as per is colophon) in Mantua Italy 1435. It is now owned by the Vatican. The picture, depicting a synagogue scene, was drawn as a hakdamah to Tur Orach Chayim. The tichales is most clearly shown on…

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks ZT”L

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks ZT”L 960 960 rhecht

Former Chief Rabbi of the British Empire. From Wikipedia: “Jonathan Henry Sacks, Baron Sacks, MBE (Hebrew: Yaakov Zvi, יעקב צבי; born 8 March 1948) is a British Orthodox rabbi, philosopher, theologian, author and politician. He served as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013. As the spiritual head of the United Synagogue, the largest synagogue…

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