By Jonathan S. Ray
Honorable point out for the 2014 Jordan Schnitzer publication award in Medieval and Early smooth Jewish historical past provided by way of the organization for Jewish Studies
from Spain, the lengthy and wonderful background of that nation’s
Jewish neighborhood formally got here to a detailed. The expulsion
of Europe’s final significant Jewish neighborhood ended extra than
a thousand years of unprecedented prosperity, cultural vitality
and highbrow productiveness. but, the drawback of 1492 additionally gave
rise to a dynamic and resilient diaspora society spanning
East and West.
of Sephardic Jews and Conversos over the course
of the tumultuous 16th century. Pivotally, the volume
argues that the exiles didn't turn into “Sephardic Jews”
overnight. basically within the moment and 3rd new release did these
disparate teams coalesce and undertake a “Sephardic Jewish”
Jewish society in transition from the medieval to the early
modern interval, a portrait that demanding situations many longstanding
assumptions in regards to the changes among Europe and the
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After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry by Jonathan S. Ray