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The Promise and Peril of Credit is awarded the 2021 AJS Jordan Schnitzer Book Award
The Promise and Peril of Credit: What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society by Francesca Trivellato has won the 2021 AJS Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in the category of Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture.
How, in a global pandemic, can we look forward to the future with hope? The economic and political landscape that COVID-19 will leave in its wake is alarmingly uncertain.
Many Jewish Americans are embracing a dual religious identity, for instance, practicing Buddhism while also staying connected to their Jewish roots.
Two thousand years ago, 967 Jewish men, women, and children reportedly chose to take their own lives rather than suffer enslavement or death at the hands of the Roman army.