The remarkable story of two powerful Jewish women from Spain and Portugal and the challenge to Pope Paul IV for his maltreatment of Portuguese Jews in Italy.Read More The Ancona Affair of 1555-56 (Jews of Italy Pt. VI)
True, he wrote a dictionary, but cryptic hints in his autobiographical poem suggest a more complicated background.Read More Who Was Natan of Rome? Jews of Italy Pt. V
A brief lecture providing an overview of the life and work of Josephus, a Jewish historian who lived through the first Roman-Jewish war of the first century.Read More Who was Josephus, the Roman Jew?