How to use this site

1.Take a deep-dive into a specific time period 

2.Browse by topic

3.Search for what you want to know

Biblical Times

The story of the Jewish people begins with Abraham and continues through the period of the First Temple.

Second Temple Period

A miraculous redemption ends in the loss of Jewish soveriegnty and exile from the Land of Israel.

Talmudic Period

The Talmud is codified and religious life without a Temple begins to take shape.

Middle Ages/ Early Modern

Life in medieval Europe and Islamic countries is characterized by antisemitism and great Jewish scholarship.

Modern History

Jewish settlement in America, the Holocaust and the birth of the State of Israel have shaped modern Jewry.

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