A Public Domain Rashi

As it turns out, the Rashi on sefaria.org is public domain.  According to their blog post “Rashi in English“, Sefaria is very fortunate to receive pro bono counsel from Simpson Thacher and our amazing intellectual property attorneys were able to help us in our effort to determine the status of the Silbermann Rashi’s copyright. Since the translations were published in the […]

Phase 3 Woes

I didn’t get as far as Genesis 4 before encountering some thorny issues with rewording the Bible before doing a theological pass, but once I hit Genesis 6 it became obvious that something was wrong with the process. Allow me to illustrate; the problem verse for today is Genesis 6:4. Genesis 6:4 There were giants […]