Contrary to the stereotypes, the biggest bankers, traders, and financiers in medieval Europe were Christians, not Jews, writes graduate fellow Kerice Doten-Snitker.
Anti-Semitism and anti-Jewish expulsions in medieval Germany were engineered for political gain, writes Grad Fellow Kerice Doten-Snitker, much like anti-Semitism today.
Shem Tov de Carrión's "moral proverbs" about human nature and right rulership are surprisingly relevant today, Graduate Fellow Vivian Mills writes.
Graduate Fellow Vivian Mills shows how all-too-familiar patterns of discrimination and exclusion affected Sephardic Jews in the Middle Ages.
Hamza Zafer examines the intellectual and theological exchanges between Muslim thinkers and Jewish thinkers like Saadia Gaon.