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Shmuel Shepkaru


Shmuel Shepkaru is the Schusterman Professor of Jewish Intellectual and Religious History, specializing in medieval European Jewry and Christianity. He received both his Ph.D. in Medieval Jewish History and his Master of Arts in Jewish History from New York University. His book, Jewish Martyrs in the Pagan and Christian Worlds was published by Cambridge University Press in 2005. He serves on the editorial board of the “AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies.” His classes at OU include Evolution of Martyrdom, Jewish Mysticism, Israeli Culture through Film, and the History of Heaven and Hell.
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