TLT Series Episode 5: Prof. Rebekka Voß – The Red Jews and Ma’aseh Akdamus


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We discussed what “Red Jews” means, how ths title came to be associated with the Ten Lost Tribes, whyb the color red, why only in German and Yiddish literature, the story of Ma'aseh Akdamus and tracing it through history, Rav Meir Shatz, the Red Jews in later (modern) literature, and much more 

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