Rabbi Yehuda Halevy was one of the great figures of Spanish Jewry. Known as the poet laureate of Judaism, he was also a seminal thinker and philosopher as well as a physician and leading Torah scholar. This series highlights the events of his life and times. It also reviews his magnificent poetry and finally provides an overview of his philosophy as it appears in his great work "Kuzari." This series of three lectures will enhance one's appreciation of the poetic, philosophical side of Jewish thought and history.