The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Some Remarks On Aristotle, Dante Alighieri, Immanuel of Rome, R. Moshe Botarel and Bertrand Russell

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The Pious Poisoner

We have previously seen various cases in the Halachic literature of wives poisoning their husbands; I recently came across this dramatic tale, out of the eighteenth century Ottoman Empire (translated from the original in Spanish, from “Barbaria”): שאלה מארץ ישמעאל. משרת יהודי אחד העיד שהיה בעיר פלונית ושמה היו יושבים שלשה תפוסים ונהרגו שנים על […]