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Sephardic History: Part 1

28.11.2011

A 6 part introduction to Medieval Jewish History with JTS Professor Benjamin Gampel.

Part 1: When the Jews Arrived in the Iberian Peninsula.

Sephardic History: Part 1a

Sephardic History: Part 2

Sephardic History: Part 3

Sephardic History: Part 4

Sephardic History: Part 5

Sephardic History: Part 6

Sephardic History: Part 6b

 

Center for Jewish Law Presents Annual Ivan Meyer Lecture on Feb 9

Gafni is the Sol Rosenbloom Professor of Jewish History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he has taught for 40 years. Gafni has served 

Adventures in San Diego Jewish History, September 6, 1957, Part 1
San Diego Jewish World
Attention Family Historians: If you would like a JPG photo copy of any “Adventures in San Diego Jewish History” article that has been reprinted on the San Diego Jewish World website, simply copy the website address of the article, and send it along 
See all stories on this topic »1700 years of Jewish history come alive in downtown Cologne
The Times of Israel
In a few years, the remaining ruins of that 700-year-old synagogue and the adjacent ancient mikveh, or ritual bath, will be visible to visitors in what promises to become one of Europe’s most fascinating museums of ancient and medieval Jewish history 
See all stories on this topic »This Day, February 6, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin
Cleveland Jewish News (blog)
1283: In England, a Justice of the Jews named Hamo Hauteyn, set up a commission to investigate charges against Jews accused of selling plate made of clippings or silvered tinplate to foreign merchants. 1298: King Jaime II had a Jewish man’s property 
See all stories on this topic »Kibbutz history comes in focus at Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco Examiner
“To Build and Be Built: Kibbutz History,” a modest yet informative display at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, explores kibbutzim’s history and its effect on Israel’s development. Some 30 photos from archives and museum collections, as well as audio
See all stories on this topic »Center for Jewish Law Presents Annual Ivan Meyer Lecture on Feb 9
The Jewish Voice
Gafni is the Sol Rosenbloom Professor of Jewish History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he has taught for 40 years. Gafni has served as a visiting professor at numerous universities, including Harvard, Yale and Brown. In 2010, he was 
See all stories on this topic »‘Monuments Men’ recalls effort to save art
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
In November 2012, Ettlinger accepted an award from the American Jewish HistoricalSociety on behalf of all the Monuments Men. “It makes me feel good that I did something of value for the rest of he world,” says Ettlinger, 87. In the movie, the British 
See all stories on this topic »Why I love AIPAC
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.
This support is unparalleled in the annals of Jewish history. Take a look at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress in 2011. He got 29 standing ovations from Republicans and Democrats alike. Members of Congress may have been at one 
See all stories on this topic »Jewish Agricultural Colonies In America (Part I)
The Jewish Press
(All quotes in this section are from “Jewish Agricultural Colonies in the United States” by Leo Shpall, Agricultural History, 24, 1950, page 121.) There were very few Jewishfarmers in Europe during the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries 
See all stories on this topic »Judaism relevance in modern society class begins Feb. 10
Cleveland Jewish News
Judaism relevance in modern society class begins Feb. 10 0 comments. The RohrJewish Learning Institute will present “To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History,” a six-session course that begins Monday, Feb. 10.
See all stories on this topic »Film director speaks at Temple Emanuel of Tempe
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
Book discussion: 7 p.m. Arizona Jewish Historical Society at Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E. Culver St., Phoenix. Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz will lead a discussion on “A Letter in the Scroll” by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. Free. 602-241-7870 or
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Maharat, a new model of Jewish leadership

It is called Maharat, which is a Hebrew acronym for “Spiritual, Religious, and Jewish Legal Guide.” In Jewish history there have been many kinds of 
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