He lectures widely on topics ranging from the legacy of the refusenik movement and the experience of ex-Soviet Jews in America to Shoah literature and Jewish-Russian culture. Shrayer lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Dr. Karen E.
Lasser, a medical researcher and physician, and their two daughters. They divide their time between Brookline and South Chatham. Bunin i Nabokov.
Istoriia sopernichetva Moscow: Alpina Non-fiction, ; 2nd ed. Skip to main content. Director, Project on Russian and Eurasian Jewry.
Expertise :. Literature of Russia and the Soviet Union.
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There was even a scheme to resettle foreign Jews in Ireland: in , Sir Thomas Shirley urged King James to resolve in one stroke both the Irish and the Jewish problem, while reaping the benefit of heavy taxation. The tale of the cruel Jew Gernutus and his bond with a Venetian merchant c. It may be a source for The Merchant of Venice.
English writers, including both Christopher Marlowe and Thomas Dekker, make much of the foeter judaicus , the so-called Jewish stench. While the overwhelming majority of Elizabethans had never knowingly met a Jew, by the end of the 16th century, interactions between Jews and English were becoming more frequent, especially abroad, in Morocco and Turkey as well as in Antwerp, Amsterdam and Venice, where Jewish communities were flourishing. These encounters gradually called into question many of the stereotypes that had prevailed in an England largely free of Jews for years.
The Jewish Ghetto of Venice, where a large community of Jews lived from The text in this article is available under the Creative Commons License.
Marietta, Georgia, USA. Buxtehuder Bulle. IPPY Silver. London, Deutsch. Women in the Holocaust by Dalia Ofer.
How were the Jews regarded in 16th-century England? Jews in 16th-century England practised their religion secretly, and many of those raised in the Jewish faith either converted to Christianity or pretended to have done so.
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James Shapiro considers Elizabethan prejudices and paranoia about Jews, putting Shakespeare's Shylock in context. Jewish book of customs People baking matzah for Passover, from a book of Jewish customs printed in Venice, Broadside ballad on 'the cruelty of Gernutus the Jew' The tale of the cruel Jew Gernutus and his bond with a Venetian merchant c. Share this page.
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