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Medieval Urban Noir: The Jewish House, the Christian Mob, and the City in Postconquest England

Kathy Lavezzo

in The Accommodated Jew: English Antisemitism from Bede to Milton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703157
eISBN:
9781501706158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703157.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines how the advent of the city and a money economy in postconquest England prompted a heightened focus on houses and related spaces associated with contemporary Jews. It begins with ... More


Conclusion Challenges to the Circumcision of Jewish Men

Shaye J. D. Cohen

in Why Aren't Jewish Women Circumcised?: Gender and Covenant in Judaism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212503
eISBN:
9780520920491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212503.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the challenges to the circumcision of Jewish men in the nineteenth, twentieth, and early twenty-first centuries. In the twenty-first century, many contemporary Jews are ... More


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