From biblical times to the emergence of Rabbinic Judaism.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
In many cities, Jews were forced to live and work in specific areas.
Modern Jewish History
How emancipation, nationalism, capitalism and liberalism affected the Jews.
Relations between African Americans and Jews have evolved through periods of indifference, partnership and estrangement.
Establishing a new nation and defending it
The destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem is commemorated with a period of mourning.
From bonfires to hanging menorahs to an extra candle, here are some lesser-known Jewish Hanukkah traditions from all over the globe.
Jews Around the Globe
Tolerance and assimilation led to the near-disappearance of a Chinese Jewish community over 1,000 years old.
Many have claimed to be the Jewish Messiah, and the results have often been disastrous.
This Jewish response to a devastating epidemic in the early 20th century drew on a mixture of Eastern European customs and inspired both fierce proponents and harsh critics.
Learn some choice phrases, including the most epic sneeze response ever, in this Sephardic language also known as Judeo-Spanish.
These under-the-radar movies about the Shoah are affecting, powerful and nuanced.
The Nazis wiped out several major Sephardic population centers and caused the almost complete demise of Ladino culture.
Though not as well known as Anne Frank's diary or Elie Wiesel's works, these texts will increase your understanding of the Shoah.
This Sephardic language, also known as Judeo-Spanish, has a rich history and is more accessible than you think.