With Prof. Ephraim Kanarfogel discussing 1096 (the First Crusade), the historical sources and chronicles, and the Kinnos composed in its aftermath
We discussed the history of the crusades (Pope Urban II, Peter the Hermit, and others involved), Jewish communities in the Rhineland (Speyer, Worms, and Mainz), the destruction of these communities and others, martyrdom, suicide and the halachos and opinions amongst the Rishonim, Kinnos composed in the aftermath of the destruction, and more.
To purchase "In the Year 1096": https://amzn.to/3ztoI3H
To purchase the, “The Jews and the Crusaders: The Hebrew Chronicles of the First and Second Crusades”: https://amzn.to/3Ovt3YB
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