Martyrdom and the Formation of Ashkenazi Identity

Posted by Mike Feuer on January 21, 2019
Topics: Pardes Live and Mini-Series


The power of identity is sometimes defined by that for which you are willing to die. This is a class on the Crusades and the role which martyrdom played in forming a particular Ashkenazi identity.

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. Mike has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. Click here to read more.

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