Arnold E. Franklin

Arnold E. Franklin is associate professor of history and director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Queens College in New York. He is the author of This Noble House: Jewish Descendants of King David in the Medieval Islamic East (2012) and co-editor of Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval and Early Modern Times (2015).

The Mystery of Maimonides' Puzzling Name

Why would the most famous Jewish philosopher of all not have a Jewish name? Or did he?

May 5 2020 12:42AM