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Beyond Expulsion: Jews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Debra Kaplan


This book is a history of Jewish–Christian interactions in early modern Strasbourg, a city from which the Jews had been expelled and banned from residence in the late fourteenth century. It shows that the Jews who remained in the Alsatian countryside continued to maintain relationships with the city and its residents in the ensuing period. During most of the sixteenth century, Jews entered Strasbourg on a daily basis, where they participated in the city's markets, litigated in its courts, and shared their knowledge of Hebrew and Judaica with Protestant Reformers. By the end of the sixteenth ce ... More

Keywords: Jews, Christians, Strasbourg, Reformation, tolerance, Hebrew, Judaica, Protestant Reformers, Lutheran, expulsion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780804774420
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804774420.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Debra Kaplan, author