The medieval period was a period of unusual violence and an unusual level of irrational thinking about the Jews but it didn’t involve unremitting violence. Prof. Robert Chazan. Produced by Down Low Pictures for COJS.
In the year 1000, there are just about no settled Jewish communities in the northern half of Europe. And yet, Jews for the first time decide to cast their lot in this area. Why? Prof. Robert Chazan. Produced by Down Low Pictures for COJS.
When we talk of Medieval Western Christendom, we are talking about the areas of Europe which were under control of the Roman Catholic Church. These areas were distinctively backward as compared to the Islamic world. Prof. Robert Chazan. Produced by Down Low Pictures for COJS
Introduction Introduction- Demographic Movement Images Map of Medieval Spanish Jewish Settlement Map of Medieval Northern European Jewish Settlement Map of Expulsions from Europe Map of Medieval Eastern European Jewish Settlement Primary Texts Establishment of Jewish Rights throughout France, Rabbi Meir Bar Simon’s Milhemet Mizvah Purported Movement of Jews from Italy to Rhineland, R. Elazar of […]