Jewish Studies

Ido Noy

Medieval Ashkenaz: Views from the 21st Century

Section: Articles
Jewish Studies Quarterly (JSQ)

Volume 28 () / Issue 4, pp. 429-447 (19)
Published 09.12.2021

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Examining a selection of modern urban spaces, this article describes how the history of medieval Ashkenazi Jewry is displayed in Germany today, as well as who displays it and for whom. The preoccupation of Germany with its Jewish past is not trivial; it is an institutionalized trend designed not only to teach the public about local medieval history, but also to educate it to re-include medieval Jews into its history.

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