Episode 266 Rembrandt’s Haman
A mysterious painting by the artist may reflect an insightful understanding of a biblical book.
In this episode, Rabbi Soloveichik discusses a painting by Rembrandt housed in the Hermitage Museum.
Text: Esther 3-10
The statesmanship of a Jewish queen models the politics needed for the post-prophetic age.
Names are important clues in the Book of Esther.
The seemingly anti-climactic end of the Book of Esther allows us to better understand the lessons of the text.
An amazing collaboration between rabbi and artist produced a work about a Babylonian ruler's dream.
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