Study Jewish History
From the Muslim-Arab conquests of the 7th century to the appearance of modern ideas in the 1,000 years later.
How Jews fleeing Spain and Portugal transformed the region.
How much do you know about the main Jewish figures and events, from the Bible to the dawn of modernity?
From biblical times to the emergence of Rabbinic Judaism.
Sages & Scholars
One of the greatest Jewish scholars of all time, he was both a traditionalist and an innovator.
The two texts developed simultaneously in the two major Jewish communities of the rabbinic era.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
In many cities, Jews were forced to live and work in specific areas.
The second-century sage was the inspiration for many legends and may have died as a martyr.
The most widely read Jewish Bible commentator, he also wrote a running commentary to the Babylonian Talmud.
The purported burial site of Purim's Persian queen was a pilgrimage site for Iran's Jews.
Coping with destruction and building for the future.
From the land of Israel to Diaspora.
In the Middle Ages, a Jewish woman's social well-being was considered important, but her life was strictly guided by Jewish law.
A look into the psyche of ancient Judaism.
Warrior + yahwist + expansionist + administrator = model king