Medieval History and Literature
Sefer ha-ma'asim in Medieval Northern France
A folkloric research project on Sefer ha-ma’asim.
Leprosy, Madness, and Disability among the Jews of Medieval Europe
Explores social additudes towards individuals on the margins of medieval European Jewish society.
Examines the intellectual proclivities of twelfth- and thirteenth-century Ashkenazic rabbinic culture as a whole.
Jacob ibn Habib’s Search for Faith in the Talmudic Corpus
Examines the origins of the En Yaaqov in the tumultuous medieval period and the motivations of its creator, exiled Spanish rabbi Jacob ibn Habib.
Jewish Authority, Dissent, and Heresy in Medieval and Early Modern Times
Examines dissent from rabbinic Judaism in the Middle Ages and Early Modern period to consider it as a category within the history and culture of the Jewish people.
Paperback edition of a favorite text on the literary creativity and communal involvement in the production of the Tosafist corpus.
Eating and Embodiment in Medieval Kabbalah
Examining the mystical practices associated with food in zoharic kabbalah and the ways they inform us about the kabbalistic experience of embodiment.
Mystical, Magical, and Pietistic Dimensions in the Tosafist Period
Kanarfogel makes available for the first time many passages produced by lesser known tosafists and rabbinic figures and integrates the findings of earlier and contemporary scholarship, much of it published only in Hebrew. "
A reissue of the popular 1969 volume, this anthology includes a wide variety of selections from Middle English literature.