Jews in the Land of Israel, 132-1492 and How did the Jews Survive the Medieval Period?

Two brief discussions, concluding the second of three semesters of the Jewish History Lab series of lectures. Premiering at 12 pm ET, hopefully with live chat. Enjoy in good health!

Medieval Jew-Hatred in Historical Context (Blood Libel and Host Desecration)

After a brief overview placing the medieval period in historical context, we look more deeply at two especially noxious false charges: the Blood Libel and Desecration of the Host.

Depiction of 15th century Host Desecration Charge. Oberhausmuseum, Passau Germany.