The Spanish Inquisition

The Spanish Inquisition

After 1391, there was an upsurge of Jews who converted to Christianity. This group of people is known to be conversos. This allowed them to suddenly have access to everything that was denied from them when they were a Jew. A lot of these conversos were still in...
Shabbetai Tsvi: The False Messiah

Shabbetai Tsvi: The False Messiah

    There have been a number of False Messiahs throughout Jewish history. However, this particular false messiah during the 1660s has one of the most consequential impacts in Jewish history, especially in the modern context. The aftermath of his activities...
Who Is Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson?

Who Is Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson?

  Rabbi Menachmen Mendel Schneerson is one of the most influential and recognized leaders in Judaism. Throughout his time, his significance and contribution to the Jewish community is incomparable. In this article, we will get to know a little bit more about some...
Who were the Radhanites?

Who were the Radhanites?

  The Radhanites are a group of people in our history that were recorded in several accounts of Arab geographers, particularly of Ibn Khordadbeh. In the 9th century, Ibn Khordadbeh had described a group of Jewish travelers that he called The Radhanites. The term...
Women Rabbis in Jewish History

Women Rabbis in Jewish History

There has been a long history of Rabbis in Jewish history. For the most part, the existence of women rabbis have increased through the years. However, there are still some institutions and communities that do not wholeheartedly support the change. What an interesting...