Exploring a Forgotten World: A Social History of Medieval Jewry as Revealed in the Cairo Genizah with Rabbi Siegel


October 19, 2020    
7:00 pm

Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

This course begins Monday, October 19 at 7pm

This ancient-era version of reality TV gives you a front-row seat to the drama, gossip, legal transactions, and other daily intrigues – straight from the Middle Ages. This course brings to life an exotic era in Jewish history, revealing the inner thoughts of real-life characters exploring the daily interactions and behaviors of Jewish men, women and families living along the Mediterranean more than 1,000 years ago. All of this has been uncovered through the discovery of a collection of worn-out scraps, text fragments, and documents from ancient times. Join us for a journey of intrigue and adventure!

Join Rabbi Michael Siegel as he leads this 10-Part series online, via Zoom.

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