Haftarah Noach & Nachmanides Disputation of Barcelona, 1263

This Week’s Parshah Haftarah Noach –

Isaiah Chapter 54.17 “and any tongue that contends with you in judgment, you shall condemn…”
Nachmanides Disputation of Barcelona, 1263 “As the disputation seemed to turn in favor of Nahmanides, the Jews of Barcelona, fearing the resentment of the Dominicans, entreated him to discontinue; but the King, whom Nahmanides had acquainted with the apprehensions of the Jews, desired him to proceed. The controversy was therefore resumed, and concluded in what was considered a complete victory for Nahmanides, who was dismissed by the King with a gift of three hundred gold pieces as a mark of his respect.”

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