Isaiah Gafni

What About the Land?

Early rabbinic literature does not devote much attention to the uniqueness of the Land of Israel.

Jewish Life in Palestine at the Beginning of the Christian Era

What daily life was like from the first through fifth centuries.

Palestine under Persian, Byzantine and Arab Rule

24 years, three empires, and one new faith in Palestine

Jews in Babylon

The original diaspora community.

Herod the Great

Herod's rule accomplished a political and social revolution.