The integralists and us.
The Convert tells of a French noblewoman who fell in love with a rabbi’s son.
Seven centuries of the ancient Jewish capital.
Meant to keep Crusaders out.
And evidence of the antiquity of Ashkenazi genetic disease.
The theological and literary history of one of Europe’s first great outbreaks of anti-Semitic violence.
A rare tale from the Cairo Genizah.
Encrusted in shells but well preserved.
Hundreds of metal items, mostly horseshoe nails.
When the city’s walls were torn down to defend it.
It harkens back to the time when Jews and Arabs fought side by side against the Crusaders.
A date palm named Methuselah.
Eight centuries after an infamous massacre.
A reminder of the murderous conquest of the city.