A Power-Walking Polymath

I was recently reviewing Rav Efraim Zalman Margolis’s important, classic analysis of the topic of יורד לאומנות חבירו. I have perused the responsum in question many times before, but I had never noticed this charming little anecdote of R. Yosef Shlomo Delmedigo (Yashar of Candia), buried deep within Rav Margolis’s highly technical Halachic discussion: ואמרו […]