New Jerusalem: Florence, the Medici and the Jews during the Renaissance

8 July 2020 - 18:00

Virtual Cultural Event, on Zoom

by Lisa Kaborycha

 

Throughout the Renaissance, the wealthy and powerful Medici family maintained a special relationship with the Jewish community. This lecture looks at  the impact of Renaissance cultural developments on the lives of Florentine Jews.

Lisa Kaborycha was a  Eugene Grant Fellow in Jewish History and Culture  at the Medici Archive Project from 2014-2016.

 

The talk will last about 40 mins, and will be followed by a discussion using the power of video conferencing.   

We request that you make a donation (however much is comfortable for you) if you wish to participate in the sessions. Your donations will help keep the Institute afloat at this difficult time; and we will give 50% of the money we receive to "Firenze per Firenze",  a local funding programme that is addressing the social and economic crisis that the city of Florence is currently facing.

Thank you for your support.

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