The Jewish Neighborhood: Exploring the Other Side of Medieval Urban Space

Project Director: Prof. Simha Goldin

Email: sgoldin@post.tau.ac.il

Tel: 03-6409799

Researchers: Dr. Yitzhak Lifshitz, Dr. Merav Schnitzer

The medieval European Jewish neighborhood was a physical and social space reflecting unique adaptations of residential needs according to religious laws and the sages' interpretations in the Mishnah and Talmud that took place within the Christian cities of medieval Europe. Understanding the features of Jewish communal life in these cities, as well as the planning rationale of the Jewish urban landscape, is widely unexplored and requires a complex set of interdisciplinary tools, combining the disciplines of history, archaeology, Halacha (Jewish law), folklore, and art.

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