HUC Connect: Pilgrims and Prisoners: Jews on the High Seas
Thursday, May 27 @5:00pm-6:00pm
Joshua Holo, Ph.D., Dean and Associate Professor of Jewish History, HUC/Los Angeles
PILGRIMS AND PRISONERS: JEWS ON THE HIGH SEAS
Braving pirates and mother nature, medieval Jews pursued their business, communal, and religious interests by crossing the known world, at great risk and, at times, even greater reward. Voyage through time on the pilgrimages, explorations, and trade routes that shaped the medieval Jewish experience.