In this section we summarize key aspects of Rashi's life and contributions;
Then, we place Rashi's life and work in a chronological context of key events -- both general and specific to Jewish life and thought; We offer indications of Rashi's travels, the places he lived in and the influences he was exposed to, and the political and linguistic contexts in which he evolved. We then review a few themes that characterize his thinking, and
We end with an overview of his legacy and influence over the past thousand years.
Video, duration: 24 minutes.