Discussion on Jews & the Anti-Renaissance

The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center – 66th StreetNew York


The Renaissance produced some of the world’s greatest art, literature, philosophy and science — but there was a dark side. Demonic and primitive elements were all too common, springing up from roots in medieval folklore, ancestral religions and old wives’ tales. Historians from the Medici Archive Project and elsewhere comes to The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center in New York to discuss how Jews and Jewish culture have affected both camps — as contributors to the Renaissance and “anti-Renaissance” phenomena.

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