This presentation will discuss early modern literary responses by Sephardic and Ashkenazi Jews to blood libels. These responses underscore cultural differences between Sephardic, Italian, and Ashkenazi Jews, and reveal that blood accusations affected both Sephardic and Ashkenazi Jews, though in fundamentally different ways.
About the speaker:
Magda Teter is Shvidler Chair in Judaic Studies and Professor of History at Fordham University.
Kosher Lunch will be Served