- Jewish explorations into astral magic – the production of a number of famous Passover haggadot
- the Jewish expulsions from France and the devastating massacre of Strasbourg
- the consistent pressure on the Jews of Europe to convert and some of the more poignant stories of Jews who gave in to this pressure to become Christians
- Rabbi Levi and his extraordinary contributions to mathematics and astronomy
- the tragic ransom of R Meir of Rothenburg – the contributions of famous commentators like the Ralbag, the Rosh, and the Rashbah – the Black Death and its profound impact on Jewish life
This three-part series was recorded in Melbourne at the Caulfield Shule in 2020.