Episode 3: Of Marriage, Money, and Murder (1200 - 1300 CE)

The Jewish Story by Daniel Kroft

Episode notes

In this episode, we will explore 13th century Ashkenazi and Sephardic communities, meet some famous medieval Jewish money-lenders, learn of the Fourth Lateran Council, and witness the emergence of some of the most damaging antisemitic tropes in history.

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