Study Jewish History
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.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
A look into the psyche of ancient Judaism.
The marriage of politics and religion contributed to both the expansion and destruction of this short-lived dynasty.
Warrior + yahwist + expansionist + administrator = model king
The Maccabees fought both the foreign Seleucids and homegrown Hellenism.
Solomon the Wise, one of King David's three sons, built a truly organized and centralized monarchy.
Joshua and Judges present different versions of the Israelite conquest.
Medieval European Jewry repeatedly faced banishment for both economic and religious reasons.
The joy of the holiday is overshadowed by anti-Semitic violence.
Jews Around the Globe
Amsterdam became a haven for Jewish refugees from the Inquisition.
Jews living under Islamic and Christian rule.