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History 228. European Jewish History

This course is a survey of the history of Jewish communities in Europe, from the Middle Ages to the present. Topics include the Jewish experience during the Crusades; the expulsion of Jews from Spain; the Jewish Enlightenment; Jews in Eastern Europe and Russia; assimilation and anti-Semitism; the Holocaust and the creation of the state of Israel.