In contrast to Jewish life in America, medieval life was treacherous for Jews as they were persecuted merely for their religious beliefs and as a result, were not able to assimilate into society. Both the Christian and Muslim communities subverted the Jews until the point where they became resigned to accepting their fate in society. In fact, for those who resisted being defined by their religion, death was a certainty. “They mistreated them, beat them, and tortured them, hoping that they would exchange their glorious religion for something worthless, bu...
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