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Jewish Book Week


Podcasts from the annual festival of arts and ideas held in London, UK.

Apr 19, 2019

The 11th and 12th centuries, from William the Bastard’s conquest in 1066 to the death of Henry II in 1189, have been described as a golden age for Anglo-Jewry. For over a century they were protected as ‘the King’s Jews’, flourishing both intellectually and economically. Their international connections and intellectual tradition placed them at the centre of an explosion of learning in Europe. But was it really so good for the Jews?

This event took place on Sunday 3rd March as part of Jewish Book Week 2019