Discussion of a primary source describing the experience of transatlantic migration in the late nineteenth century.
“Hopelessness at Home, A Secure Future Overseas”: Teaching Jewish Migration in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century
Discussion of teaching nineteenth and twentieth century Jewish migration in a world historical context.
Istanbul has long been one of my favorite cities. Whenever I go there, I explore a new neighborhood or visit a new site. Every trip to Istanbul leads to some new insight or anecdote relevant to teaching world history. My last visit was no different. In the summer of 2022,
Monthly Digest for January 2024
“He Has Favored Us”: Amsterdam’s Jewish Community and the Transatlantic Slave System in the Seventeenth Century
Discussion of teaching Amsterdam’s Jewish community in the seventeenth century
Discussion of teaching how Ottoman policy regarding Sephardic Jews changed in the sixteenth century
Discussion of teaching the Sephardic migration to the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century
Discussion of using Benjamin of Tudela as an example of travelers in premodern Afroeurasia
Discussion of integrating Jewish history into world history with an emphasis on Jewish participation in Afroeurasian trade