The Popes and the Jews from Medieval to Modern Times

New Zoom course with Dr. Katherine Aron-Beller, Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. (Israel time), starting February 22nd, 2023.

Dates: (mm/dd/yyyy)
Wednesday, 22/02/2023 | 16:30 - 17:45
Wednesday, 01/03/2023
Wednesday, 15/03/2023
Wednesday, 22/03/2023
Wednesday, 29/03/2023
Wednesday, 19/04/2023
Wednesday, 03/05/2023
Wednesday, 10/05/2023
Wednesday, 17/05/2023
Wednesday, 24/05/2023
Online via Zoom

This course will survey the multifaceted connection between Popes and Jews in medieval Europe, continue to the Counter Reformation period, and through to the Holocaust and modern times. We will examine anti-Judaic violence, blood libel and host desecration accusations, Inquisitorial prosecutions, modern antisemitism and genocide. In our final sessions, we will question the extent of Papal efforts to convert Jews, the “silence” of the Papacy during the Holocaust, and how the Papacy relates to the modern state of Israel today.


NIS 650 (US$200*) per course

10% discount price for 2 series of classes, 

15% discount price for 3 series of classes or more

*dollar price dependent upon exchange rate on date of payment

Cancellation Policy:

Prior to start of course – 100% refund or 100% credit for another course.

Following one class – 90% refund or 100% credit for another course (except for fieldtrip courses where only a 75% refund will be given after one meeting).

No cancellation after 2 classes (in special cases, e.g. illness, a credit will be given for another course).


The weekly zoom link will be sent via email to all registered students one week before the start of classes.

Details of meeting place for in-person courses will be sent one week before the start of classes.

For further information

The Popes and the Jews from Medieval to Modern Times

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