The Jewish Story Episode 27: The Converso Problem

Posted by Mike Feuer on November 5, 2017
Topics: The Jewish Story, History

The forced conversion of tens of thousands of Jews may have seemed like a great victory for Christianity, but in reality these conversos were a ticking bomb in the heart of Christian culture. In this episode Rav Mike Feuer speaks about the lead up to the great expulsion – the last great Christian/Jewish debate of the Middle Ages, the first historical appearance of racial Jew hatred and the civil war threatening to tear apart the Iberian Peninsula.

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About Mike Feuer

Mike teaches Hasidut, Rav Kook, Halakhah at Pardes. He has learned Torah in a number of Jerusalem area institutions, including Yeshivat HaMivtar, the Mir Yeshiva and Sulam Yaakov. He received smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Sulam Yaakov in conjunction with completing the Israeli Rabbinate’s laws of kashrut certification. Rav Mike is creating a wondering Jewish history podcast. To learn more on how you can support his podcast please visit Michael Feuer on Patreon. Mike also has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. To learn more about his experiences visit the Pardes website to read more.

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