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Jewish Personalities of Medieval England

Explore the life, works and legacy of English medieval Jewish scholars

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Reflections on the Jacob Barnet affair in light of a legal ruling attributed to Maimonides
Analyzing the fascinating story of Jacob Barnet, a respected Jew in Oxford in 1612, who had initially agreed to convert to Christianity, in-order to become a faculty member at Oxford, but subsequently changed his mind.
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Jewish Personalities of Medieval England: Rabbi Elijah of London
Rabbi Elijah of London, a fascinating Talmudist, Halachist, financier and physician. Exploring some of his Halachic rulings and business dealings.
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Jewish Personalities of Medieval England
A glimpse into the life and teachings of a relatively unknown English Tosafist, an illustrious medieval Jewish scholar, who fell victim to one of the earliest documented cases of blood libel.
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The life and times of Rabbi Moses of London
Henry III of England interferes in a complex divorce case. The story of an illustrious Jewish family living in England prior to the expulsion of 1290.
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Noted scholars and experts in their fields share their knowledge at the Oxford University Chabad Society.
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