Destined to a life of wandering and penury, Abraham Ibn Ezra’s journeys took him across 12th-century Europe, writing poetry and composing a remarkably modern Biblical commentary. Dark and sometimes even depressed, his thought nevertheless represents a phenomenal achievement in religiosity recognized by scholars in many ways, including a crater on the moon named in his honor.
Part V of the #LettersFlyingFree series, team-taught with Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum and Rabbi Yaakov Trump.