Episode 143 Jeremiah, the Wise Son, and the Sistine Ceiling

An image of Jeremiah by Michelangelo was adopted in a Jewish text in a fascinating and instructive way.

In this episode, Rabbi Soloveichik discusses several images. You can view them here:

Click here to see Michelangelo’s Jeremiah from the Sistine Chapel

Click here to see the rendering of the “Wise Son” in the Mantua Haggadah

Click here to see the popular illustration of Rabbi Akiva referenced by Rabbi Soloveichik

Text: Jeremiah 1

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